The Hon. Adriel D. Brathwaite, Q.C., M.P. became a Member of Parliament for the constituency of St. Philip South in January, 2008.
He assumed duties as Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs on October 23, 2010, following the death of the late Prime Minister, the Hon. David J. H. Thompson, QC, MP and the elevation of the then Deputy Prime Minister and Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Freundel J. Stuart, QC, MP to the office of Prime Minister.
The Hon. Adriel D. Brathwaite, Q.C., MP was educated at St. Martins Primary - now Reynold Weekes Primary. From there, he entered Harrison College where he received his secondary education. On leaving Secondary school, Mr. Brathwaite entered the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus where he gained an LL.B (Hons.). He is also the holder of the Legal Education Certificate from Hugh Wooding Law School.
The Hon. Adriel Brathwaite, QC, MP was admitted to the Bar in 1987, and practised as a corporate lawyer until his appointment to the Office of the Attorney General on October 23, 2010. He is married and the father of two sons.
See his ministerial portfolios below.
Principal Legal Adviser to the Government
Legislation, including Law Reform and Law Revision
Arms and Ammunition
Police Administration and Preservation of Public Order
Court Process Office
The Magistrates' Courts
The Registration Department
The Supreme Court
The Police Department
The Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit
The Police Complaints Authority
The Community Legal Service Commission
The Financial Intelligence Unit
Minister of Home Affairs
Authentication of Documents
The Penal System
The Correctional Services
The Probation Services
The Central Emergency Relief Organisation
The Fire Service Department
The Post Offices
The Government Industrial Schools
The Probation Department
The Prisons Advisory Board
The Prisons After Care Committee
The National Council on Substance Abuse