Stuart R. Young

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Stuart Richard Young
Minister of National Security of Trinidad and Tobago
Assumed office
August 6, 2018
Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister
Assumed office
October 31, 2016
Member of Parliament for Port-of-Spain North/St Ann’s West
Assumed office
September 2015
Minister of Communications
In office
June 7, 2018 – July 2019
Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs
In office
September 11, 2015 – August 2018
Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister
In office
March 17, 2016 – October 30, 2016
Personal details
Born (1975-02-09) February 9, 1975 (age 47)
Political partyPeople's National Movement
Alma materUniversity of Nottingham (1996)
St Mary’s College
CommitteesChairman of the Finance and General Purposes Committee of the Cabinet (F&GP); Co-chair the Empowered Negotiations Committee; Member of the National Security Council; Member of the Standing Committee on Energy
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/Stuart-Young-796866243709039/

Stuart R Young (born February 9, 1975) is a Trinidad and Tobago politician and attorney who serves as the Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister. A member of the People’s National Movement (PNM), he has also held the posts of Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister of Communications.
In his five-year term of office, he has also acted as Attorney General, Minister of Finance, and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
He is chairman of the Finance & General Purposes Committee (F&GP)-a sub-committee of Cabinet, a member of the National Security Council (NSC), a member of the Energy Standing Committee, co-chair of the Empowered Negotiations Team in Energy and a part of Government’s Covid-19 management team.




In office

September 8, 2015- Present


Minister of National Security of Trinidad and Tobago (August 6, 2018- present)

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister (October 31, 2016- present)

Chairman of the Finance and General Purposes Committee of the Cabinet (F&GP)

Co-chair the Empowered Negotiations Committee

Member of the National Security Council

Member of the Standing Committee on Energy

Member of Parliament for Port-of-Spain North/St Ann’s West


Other posts


Former Minister of Communications (June 7, 2018- July 2019)

Former Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs (September 11, 2015-August 2018)

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister (March 17, 2016-October 30, 2016)


March 2014-September 2015


Opposition Senator (Temporary)


Personal details


Born Stuart Richard Young February 9, 1975 (Aged 45)

Political Party People’s National Movement

Religion Roman Catholic

Alma Mater University of Nottingham (1996)

                    St Mary’s College

Professional Affiliations A member of the Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn in the United Kingdom.

Past Affiliations A Member of the Council of the Law Association

                            A Member of the Legislative Committee of AMCHAM.


Webpages


https://www.facebook.com/Stuart-Young-796866243709039/

https://www.instagram.com/stuartryoung/?hl=en

http://www.nationalsecurity.gov.tt/About/Ministers-Profile

http://www.ttparliament.org/members.php?mid=54&id=SYO14

Early History



Young attended St Mary’s College in Port-of-Spain.
He pursued law at the University of Nottingham in England and was called to the Bar of England and Wales as an Utter Barrister at Gray’s Inn in 1997. 
In 1998, he was admitted to the bar in Trinidad & Tobago.
He was also admitted to the bar in the Commonwealth of Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda.
His expertise ranges from civil, commercial, banking, insurance law, industrial relations, public and constitutional law to election petitions and dealing with complex litigation matters.
He has appeared as counsel in Commissions of Enquiry which include: the Piarco Commission of Enquiry, the Commission of Enquiry into the Construction Sector and the Commission of Enquiry into the Hindu Credit Union and CL Financial.





Political Career

He began his political career in March 2014, serving the as an opposition senator (temporary) during the 4th Session of the 10th Republican Parliament.
In 2015, he was successfully screened to replace Patricia McIntosh as the PNM’s choice for MP of Port-of-Spain North/St Ann’s West.
He was elected into office on September 7, 2015.

He was re-elected to office on August 10, 2020.

Links


https://www.guardian.co.tt/article-6.2.380568.b874819d2c


https://trinidadexpress.com/news/local/rowley-adores-stuart-hes-my-garry-sobers/article_361fb19a-9ab5-11e9-afb4-2ff502484364.html


https://www.tv6tnt.com/news/7pmnews/stuart-young-wanted-to-be-a-fireman/article_7e35c80c-a505-11e9-9cfd-5f68537b8cb6.html


https://www.looptt.com/content/six-month-extension-venezuelans-registration-cards


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to3OwxL1feQ


https://www.guardian.co.tt/news/young-meets-with-maduro-in-caracas-6.2.939859.603f8d0a53


https://trinidadexpress.com/news/local/young-no-place-now-to-move-greenvale-residents/article_b1888ed0-d731-11e8-84cc-d7c9642a8cdc.html


https://www.looptt.com/content/young-falls-fire-station-opening-seeks-medical-attention


https://www.opm.gov.tt/16817-2/


https://www.guardian.co.tt/news/young-pm-did-not-negotiate-bad-gas-price-for-ngc-6.2.812323.e6e8c12c05


References

  • https://www.guardian.co.tt/article-6.2.380568.b874819d2c
  • https://trinidadexpress.com/news/local/rowley-adores-stuart-hes-my-garry-sobers/article_361fb19a-9ab5-11e9-afb4-2ff502484364.html
  • https://www.tv6tnt.com/news/7pmnews/stuart-young-wanted-to-be-a-fireman/article_7e35c80c-a505-11e9-9cfd-5f68537b8cb6.html
  • https://www.looptt.com/content/six-month-extension-venezuelans-registration-cards
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to3OwxL1feQ
  • https://www.guardian.co.tt/news/young-meets-with-maduro-in-caracas-6.2.939859.603f8d0a53
  • https://trinidadexpress.com/news/local/young-no-place-now-to-move-greenvale-residents/article_b1888ed0-d731-11e8-84cc-d7c9642a8cdc.html
  • https://www.looptt.com/content/young-falls-fire-station-opening-seeks-medical-attention
  • https://www.opm.gov.tt/16817-2/
  • https://www.guardian.co.tt/news/young-pm-did-not-negotiate-bad-gas-price-for-ngc-6.2.812323.e6e8c12c05

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