Throne Speech to be renamed People’s Speech

Raymond Pryce, MP for North East St. Elizabeth

A motion for the Throne Speech to be renamed the Peoples' Speech was on Tuesday approved by the House of Representatives. 

The motion was presented by North East St. Elizabeth MP, Raymond Pryce.
Mr. Pryce asserted that, outside of the United Kindom, Jamaica was the only Commonwealth country that retained the name Throne Speech.

The Throne Speech is presented by the Governor-General at the ceremonial opening of  Parliament each year.

 


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