Paul Davis Announces Opposition Critic

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016

For Immediate Release


Paul Davis Announces Opposition Critic Responsibilities


Paul Davis, Leader of the Official Opposition, today announced the critic responsibilities of the members of the Official Opposition caucus.


“There is a tremendous amount of work to be done to fulfil our responsibility as the Official Opposition to hold the government to account, both inside and outside the legislature,” said Davis. “Our caucus brings a broad range of experience to the table and a determination to work vigorously to ensure the issues get the attention they require so that Newfoundlanders and Labradorians will be better served.”




Critic Responsibilities


Paul Davis

MHA – Topsail-Paradise

Opposition Leader

House of Assembly Management Commission Member


Premier’s Office

Cabinet Secretariat of Executive Council

Health and Community Services

Justice and Public Safety


David Brazil

MHA – Conception Bay East-Bell Island

Public Accounts Committee Chair


Advanced Education and Skills

Education and Early Childhood Development

Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs


Keith Hutchings

MHA – Ferryland

Opposition House Leader

House of Assembly Management Commission Member



Human Resource Secretariat

Intergovernmental Affairs

Natural Resources

Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Public Service Commission


Steve Kent

MHA – Mount Pearl North

Deputy Opposition House Leader


Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development

Fire and Emergency Services–NL

Forestry and Agrifoods Agency

Office of Public Engagement

Research & Development Corporation


Kevin Parsons

MHA – Cape St. Francis

Caucus Chair


Fisheries and Aquaculture

Government Purchasing Agency

Municipal Affairs

Registrar General

Service NL



Tracey Perry

MHA – Fortune Bay-Cape La Hune

Caucus Whip


Child, Youth and Family Services

Francophone Affairs

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation

Seniors, Wellness and Social Development

Status of Persons with Disabilities

Status of Women


Barry Petten

MHA – Conception Bay South

Public Accounts Committee Member


Environment and Conservation

Labour Relations Agency

Multi-Materials Stewardship Board

Office of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

Transportation and Works



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Media Contact:

Heather MacLean

Director of Communications

Office of the Official Opposition

(709) 729 6105



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