Member of Parliament

Hon.

Pearnel Charles, Sr.

MP

JAMP Score

Party

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)

Constituency Office

Clarendon North Central

Hon.

Pearnel Charles, Sr.

MP

MP Profile

Political Career: He has served the constituents of North Central Clarendon since 2002 as their Member of Parliament. As of March 10, 2016, he holds the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives. He served as the Minister of Labour and Social Security in Jamaica between 2007 and 2012. During his political career, he served as a Cabinet Minister for the portfolios of Local Government, Public Utilities and Transport, and Labour and Social Security. He also served Deputy Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party for 19 years (1972-1991). In 1969, he served as a Parish Councillor in the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation. During the period 1972 to 1980, he sat in the Senate, the Upper House of Parliament and was later elected as a Member of Parliament for three consecutive terms as representative for the constituency of Eastern St. Thomas.
Profession: He has served as Vice President of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union. He is the author of four books – the Politics of Power, A Cry from the Grassroots, Jamaica and the People’s Struggle for Survival
Education: He is a graduate of West Indies College, Jamaica and the City College of the University of New York where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science

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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
49/50 Meetings
2016/2017
39/40 Meetings
2017/2018
46/46 Meetings
2018/2019
45/45 Meetings
2019/2020
37/39 Meetings

Public Accounts Committee

2015/2016
3/6 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 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
1/1 Meeting
2019/2020
No meetings required

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, 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

  • 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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