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   Kingston Gleaner (Newspaper) - January 17, 2012, Kingston, Kingston                                 www. jamaica- gleaner. com VOLUME 178 NO. 14 KINGSTON, JAMAICA 64 PAGES INCLUDING GCT $ 40 Gleaner The TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012 YOUR NEWSPAPER SINCE 1834 H: 30 º L: 22 º FEATURE A4 S’THING EXTRA A5 EDITORIAL A6 OPINION A7 SPORTS B1 SHIPPING B5 ENTERTAINMENT C1 MOVIES C3 COMICS C6 HOROSCOPE C7 LIFESTYLE D1 BUSINESS D2 CLASSIFIEDS D6 MEMORIAM D7 Also link us on ... SCAN ME! To access mobile app for The Gleaner NEWS: A3 SPORTS: B1 Daraine Luton Senior Staff Reporter A FTER FOUR years on the Opposition benches, Portia Simpson Miller will today lead representatives of the People’s National Party ( PNP), up Duke Street in Kingston, into Gordon House to take charge of the country’s legislative affairs. It will be the first time Simpson Miller will be leading the members of the PNP to the Government side of the aisle after an election. Beverley Anderson- Manley, long- standing member of the PNP, expressed delight that Simpson Miller would make the walk which symbolises she has won her own mandate to lead the Government. “ As somebody who has struggled for the rights of women all my adult life, I am extremely proud at the thought of an elected prime minister walking up Duke Street, leading a team that has a significant amount of women on it,” Anderson- Manley told The Gleaner yesterday The PNP team that Simpson Miller will lead to the House includes four other women – Lisa Hanna, Natalie Neita- Headley, Sharon Ffolkes- Abrahams and Denise Daley. “ All women as of now, when asked the question ‘ what would you like to be when you grow up’, can say with pride, ‘ I would like to be prime minister’. She is the role model, she is the BACK IN SESSION REV STANLEY REDWOOD – PRESIDENT GOVERNMENT SENATORS All but one senator named AT LEAST seven new faces will appear in the Senate, the majority of whom will be on the Government benches. Topping the list of senators to be sworn in today is the Reverend Stanley Redwood, who is to be elected president. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has named newcomers Angela Brown- Burke, Imani Duncan- Price, Lambert Brown, and Wensworth Skeffery among her 13 Senate picks. Duncan- Price, whose father D. K. Duncan is to be sworn in as member of parliament for Eastern Hanover today, has resigned as group marketing manager of the Jamaica Money Market Brokers. Her resignation takes effect on May 11, 2012. WAITE NOT PICKED Basil Waite, who was last year divorced from Duncan- Price, is the only person dropped by Simpson Miller from the slate of senators who served in the last Parliament. The visually impaired Floyd Morris also makes a return. In the meantime, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has named two new faces to the Senate. They are former Member of Parliament Robert Montague and president general of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union, Kavan Gayle. Holness has named seven of eight senators. Missing from those named is Jamaica Labour Party General Secretary Aundre Franklin. Yesterday, Franklin told The Gleaner he had told Holness that he did not wish to be considered for the Senate. LAMBERT BROWN NOEL SLOLEY SANDREA FALCONER K. D. KNIGHT ANGELA BROWN- BURKE – DEPUTY PRESIDENT IMANI DUNCAN- PRICE A. J. NICHOLSON MARK GOLDING NORMAN GRANT WENSWORTH SKEFFERY NAVEL CLARKE FLOYD MORRIS ARTHUR WILLIAMS – LEADER OF OPPOSITION BUSINESS TOM TAVARES- FINSON DR CHRISTOPHER TUFTON ROBERT MONTAGUE MARLENE MALAHOO FORTE KAMINA JOHNSON- SMITH KAVAN GAYLE OPPOSITION SENATORS New Parliament to open at Gordon House today PLEASE SEE SESSION , A3 New marshal in town Burrell’s ban ends Eight- year low for murders: A3 SIMPSON MILLER  

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