#ElectionJa – Meet Your MP: Lloyd B Smith

First-time Member of Parliament Lloyd B Smith has been in charge of the St James Central constituency since 2011. Here are some facts about him:

  1. He is the owner of Western Publishers Limited, which publishes the Western Mirror newspaper.
  2. He has unsuccessfully contested the South St James constituency in the 1997 general elections for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP).
  3. Smith is also a former president of the powerful Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a political commentator.
  4. He was named Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives in 2012.