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Friday, December 18, 2015

December 18, 2015

For Immediate Release


Official Opposition Announce House Leader and Deputy House Leader


Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, announced today that Keith Hutchings, MHA for the District of Ferryland will serve as Opposition House Leader, and Steve Kent, MHA for the District of Mount Pearl North will serve as the Deputy Opposition House Leader.


“Mr. Hutchings is a strong representative in our caucus who has valuable experience and knowledge, and will lead our work in the legislature to hold the Liberal administration accountable,” said Mr. Davis. “In the roles of Opposition House Leader and Deputy Opposition House Leader, Mr. Hutchings and Mr. Kent will help to ensure that the upcoming session in the House of Assembly will be productive, and they will be key members of our team to support a strong, focused Opposition.”


Mr. Davis also announced additional roles for members of the Official Opposition Caucus as follows:


• Tracey Perry - Caucus Whip

• David Brazil – Chair, Public Accounts

• Kevin Parsons - Caucus Chair

• Barry Petten - Member, Public Accounts


"The people of our province expect the legislature to be focused and efficient. Our team will continue to work hard to ensure the issues important to the people of the province are addressed," added Mr. Davis.




Media Contact:

Heather MacLean

Director of Communications

Office of the Official Opposition

(709) 729 6105


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