Member of Parliament

Hon.

Lester Michael Henry

MP

JAMP Score

Party

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)

Constituency Office

Clarendon Central

Shop #6 May Pen Arcade 3 Bryan's Crescent May Pen, Clarendon

Phone

(876) 786-1835

Hon.

Lester Michael Henry

MP

MP Profile

Political career: He is the MP for Central Clarendon (1980 to present); Since June 2020 he was appointed Minister of Labour and Social Security. Prior to that appointment he was a Minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister. He was Minister of Transport & Mining from 2016 to March 2018. He served as Minister of Transport and Works from 2007 -2011; Chairman and Member of the Public Accounts Committee from 1997-2007; Shadow Minister of Transport from 1993-2007; Shadow Minister of Local Government from 1989-1993;  Minister of State for Culture from 1983-1989 and Minister of State for Tourism from 1981-1983.

In 2002, Mr. Henry was awarded the Order of Distinction, in the rank of Commander (CD), for his Twenty years of service to the Parliament of Jamaica.

Civic activities: Kiwanis Club; Jamaica Library Service Board; Board of the Institute of Jamaica; Kingston Cricket Club and the Jamaica Motoring Club.

Profession: Author and Chairman of Kingston Publishers Limited Minister Henry is also an accomplished Compiler, Author and Publisher. In 1998, Mr. Henry was also awarded the Silver Musgrave Award for Literature.

Education: St. Catherine Elementary School; Beckford & Smith and Ealing Technical College (United Kingdom)

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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
38/50 Meetings
2016/2017
37/40 Meetings
2017/2018
40/45 Meetings
2018/2019
38/45 Meetings
2019/2020
37/39 Meetings

Public Accounts and Appropriations Committee

2015/2016
9/14 Meetings
2016/2017
Not a member
2017/2018
Not a member
2018/2019
Not a member
2019/2020
Not a member

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

House of Representatives

Public Accounts and Appropriations Committee

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

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

2015
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
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
2015
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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