The Malta Independent 15 November 2018, Thursday

Changes in composition of Shadow Cabinet

Malta Independent Saturday, 3 August 2013, 12:41 Last update: about 6 years ago

The Leader of the Nationalist Party Simon Busuttil has made a number of changes to the Shadow Cabinet following the election of Dr Chris Said as PN Secretary General and the election of Antoine Borg to Parliament earlier this week.

These changes are being announced following meetings held by Dr Busuttil with the members of the Parliamentary Group.

Changes in composition of the Shadow Cabinet  

? Mr Clyde Puli MP is now responsible for the portfolio of Family and Social Solidarity, formerly tasked to Dr Chris Said, and relinquishes the Education portfolio.  

? Dr Joseph Cassar MP is now responsible for the Education portfolio and relinquishes Health.  

? Mr Claudio Grech MP is now responsible for the Health portfolio and relinquishes Planning and Simplification of Administrative Processes. 

? Mr Ryan Callus MP is now responsible for the portfolio on Planning and Simplification of Administrative Processes and relinquishes EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds. 

? Mr Antoine Borg MP is now responsible for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds portfolio. 

? Dr Stephen Spiteri MP will add the Rights of Persons with a Disability to his Employment portfolio.  

? Prof Albert Fenech MP is now responsible for the Research and Innovation portfolio.   

Announcing the changes to the Shadow Cabinet, Dr Busuttil said: “Today’s changes to the Shadow Cabinet will enable all PN MPs to actively participate in the work of the Opposition. The Parliamentary Group is now fully geared up to undertake its challenge of delivering an Opposition that is strong and constructive. I am proud of the excellent line-up in the PN Shadow Cabinet and I look forward to working with each and every colleague in the team to overcome the upcoming challenges.”  

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