Member of Parliament

Hon.

Karl Samuda

CD, MP

JAMP Score

Party

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)

Constituency Office

St. Andrew North Central

Hon.

Karl Samuda

CD, MP

MP Profile

Political career: He serves as Member of Parliament for North Central St. Andrew (1980 to present). He is currently Government Business Leader in the House of Representatives and Minister  with responsibility for Education, Youth and Information. He has also served as Minister of State, Ministry of Health (1980-1983) and Minister of Industry and Commerce (1983-1986)

Civic Activities: He has served on the Electoral Commission of Jamaica as well as 8 years as a member of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica.

Profession: Was employed to Alcan Jamaica Limited and Industrial Gases Limited before venturing into furniture manufacturing and later farming, vocations which still occupy his interest.

Education: Attended Ardenne High School and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa

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  • Attendance
  • CDF Information
  • Asset Declarations

MPs score is not impacted by absence that is caused by illness or the need to attend to official Government business.

House of Representatives

2015/2016
44/50 Meetings
2016/2017
35/41 Meetings
2017/2018
46/47 Meetings
2018/2019
44/46 Meetings
2019/2020
39/39 Meetings

MPs score is not impacted by absence that is caused by illness or the need to attend to official Government business.

House of Representatives

Please see: CDF Operational Procedures – October 2015

Note Policy Change: 2015/16 and beyond, meetings are required every other year (prior annually).

Constituency Development Fund Consultations

2015/2016
1/1 Meeting
2016/2017
No meetings required
2017/2018
No meetings held
2018/2019
1/1 Meeting
2019/2020
1/1 Meeting

Constituency Development Fund Reports

No CDF reports have been received to date

Please see: CDF Operational Procedures – October 2015

Note Policy Change: 2015/16 and beyond, meetings are required every other year (prior annually).

Constituency Development Fund Consultations

Constituency Development Fund Reports

No CDF reports have been received to date

NOTE: The Integrity Commission reports on offences under the Act. The Tick/Check Mark indicates that an offence has occurred in that particular year. The X indicates that no offence occurred and the Parliamentarian is compliant.

Assessed under the then Parliament (Integrity of Members) Act, 1973. Repealed as of February 22, 2018

2016
Did not declare
Declared late
Reported to Parliamentary Leader
Declaration not cleared
Reported to Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)
Fined in Resident Magistrate's Court
2017
Did not declare
Declared late
Reported to Parliamentary Leader
Declaration not cleared
Reported to Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)
Fined in Resident Magistrate's Court

Based on the Integrity Commission's interpretation of "Part VII Privilege and Confidentiality, Clauses 55 and 56 of the Integrity Act", the public is no longer provided information on the breaches committed by Members of Parliament, nor information on any who is being investigated or prosecuted.

Assessed under the Integrity Commissions Act, 2017

2018
Did not declare
Declared late
Reported to Parliamentary Leader
Declaration not cleared
Reported to Director of Corruption Prosecution
Fined for failure to report on time and/or provide information
Fined for false statement or information
Prosecuted by Director of Corruption Prosecution
2019
Did not declare
Declared late
Reported to Parliamentary Leader
Declaration not cleared
Reported to Director of Corruption Prosecution
Fined for failure to report on time and/or provide information
Fined for false statement or information
Prosecuted by Director of Corruption Prosecution

NOTE: The Integrity Commission reports on offences under the Act. The Tick/Check Mark indicates that an offence has occurred in that particular year. The X indicates that no offence occurred and the Parliamentarian is compliant.

Assessed under the then Parliament (Integrity of Members) Act, 1973. Repealed as of February 22, 2018

  • Did not declare
  • Declared late
  • Reported to Parliamentary Leader
  • Declaration not cleared
  • Reported to Director of Public Prosecution (DPP)
  • Fined in Resident Magistrate's Court
2016
2017

Based on the Integrity Commission's interpretation of "Part VII Privilege and Confidentiality", Clause 56 of the Integrity Commission Act, 2017, the Annual Reports of the Integrity Commission no longer name nor identify any Parliamentarian that commits an offence (a breach) of the Act, neither will it name nor identify any Parliamentarian that is being further investigated or prosecuted for the offence(s) committed.

Assessed under the Integrity Commissions Act, 2017

  • Did not declare
  • Declared late
  • Reported to Parliamentary Leader
  • Declaration not cleared
  • Reported to Director of Corruption Prosecution
  • Fined for failure to report on time and/or provide information
  • Fined for false statement or information
  • Prosecuted by Director of Corruption Prosecution
2018
2019

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