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:
- Bartlett was born in Westmoreland on December 3, 1950 to Alexander Rudulf Bartlett and Olivia Lawson-Bartlett.
- He attended St Elizabeth Technical High and the University of the West Indies, Mona.
- 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.
- 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.
- He is also the founder and patron of Jamaica Foundation for Children.