#ElectionJa – Meet Your MP: Edmund Bartlett

Opposition spokesman on tourism Edmund Bartlett is the incumbent Member of Parliament for the St James East Central constituency. Here are some more facts about him:

  1. Bartlett was born in Westmoreland on December 3, 1950 to Alexander Rudulf Bartlett and Olivia Lawson-Bartlett.
  2. He attended St Elizabeth Technical High and the University of the West Indies, Mona.
  3. He has served as Minister of Youth and Community Development as well as Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and Culture in a previous administration of the Jamaica Labour Party in the 1980s.
  4. Bartlett’s professional career spans several positions including senior accountant – Revere Alumina Jamaica Ltd, vice president – World Conference on Cultural Policies and vice chairman – UN International Youth Year Advisory committee.
  5. He is also the founder and patron of Jamaica Foundation for Children.