Member of Parliament

 

Marlene Malahoo Forte

QC, MP

JAMP Score

Party

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)

Constituency Office

St. James West Central

Alice Eldemire Drive, Montego Bay, St James.

Phone

876-382-4936

 

Marlene Malahoo Forte

QC, MP

MP Profile

Political Career: She currently serves as Member of Parliament for St. James West Central and Attorney General since March 2016. she has served as a Government Senator (2009-2016), State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and Shadow Minister for Health & Healthy Lifestyle. MP Malahoo Forte currently serves on the Integrity Commission Oversight Committee of Parliament.

Civic Activities: Named Young Global Leader (2010) by the World Economic Forum; Top Young Person in the West Indies (2010) by Junior Chamber International; Kiwanis Club of New Kingston Vueve Clicquot Professional Woman of Excellence and Bigga High Achiever in the Legal & Justice System and past Chair of United Way’s Women Leadership Initiative.

Profession: Attorney-at-law, former lecturer in Criminal Law Practice & Procedure at the Norman Manley Law School. Former Resident Magistrate in the Parishes of St. Elizabeth and Kingston & St. Andrew. Served as Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions and as a Radio Talk Show (JUSTICE) host.

Education: A graduate of Mannings High, University of the West Indies, Norman Manley Law School and King’s College London (LLM, 1999), She is a Commonwealth Scholar (1998) and a Yale World Fellow (2007) She obtained a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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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
Not a member
2016/2017
37/41 Meetings
2017/2018
41/44 Meetings
2018/2019
39/46 Meetings
2019/2020
33/36 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
Not a MP
2016/2017
No meetings held
2017/2018
1/1 Meeting
2018/2019
1/1 Meeting
2019/2020
1/1 Meeting

Constituency Development Fund Reports

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

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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