In Barbados, consideration of constitutional amendment bill to lower age requirement for senators is deferred

By Loop News, 21 March 2022
Parliament of Barbados (photo credit: David Stanley / flickr)
Parliament of Barbados (photo credit: David Stanley / flickr)
Barbados' constitution remains unchanged as it pertains to lowering the age of requirement for senators in the Upper House of Parliament. When the new Senate met for the first time yesterday, March 18, 2022, the highly-anticipated debate on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2022, ended with the debate being suspended and deferred for further consideration. According to the President of the Senate further consideration of this Bill will be postponed. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has one day later now said that this is a "sad" day for Barbados.
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