Minister of State for Communications

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Minister of State for Communications
Incumbent
Senator Robert Harper

since 13 March 2012
Style The Right Honourable
Nominator Matthew Jones
Appointer James II
Term length At His Majesty's pleasure
Formation 9 October 1972[1]
Deputy None
Salary £5,918[2] (7th)

The Minister of State for Communications is a Cabinet portfolio in the Guelphian government responsible for the Ministry of Communications. The current Minister of State for Communications is the Rt Hon. Senator Robert Harper.

List of Ministers of State for Communications

# Name
(Birth–Death)
Electoral district
Party Affiliation In office Duration Prime Minister Cabinet ministries
1 Paul Harris Democratic Party 9 October 1972 - 28 July 1975 2 years, 9 months, 19 days Jonathan Braddock 45th
Jason Olsen
2 Sir Matthew Wright
(2 June 1898 – 11 March 1993)
MHA for Rock Abbey
National Party 28 July 1975 - 27 April 1981 5 years, 8 months, 30 days Jacob Meyer 46th; 47th
3 The Lord Fairfax
(8 October 1930 – 14 November 2005)
Senator as a Representative peer
Democratic Party 27 April 1981 - 12 March 1984 2 years, 10 months, 14 days Antonia Davidson 48th
4 Kathryn Abbott
(19 December 1935 – 27 March 2007)
MHA for Poundyard Bay West
National Party 12 March 1984 - 26 November 1986 2 years, 8 months, 14 days Phillip Corbett 49th
Cassandra Yee
Yvonne Gates
5 Norm Perkins Democratic Party 26 November 1986 - 16 March 1992 5 years, 3 months, 19 days Antonia Davidson 49th; 50th
6 James Dennison National Party 16 March 1992 - 13 March 2000 7 years, 11 months, 26 days John Tudor 51st; 52nd
7 Paul Richardson
(born 28 March 1957)
MHA for Deauville
Democratic Party 13 March 2000 - 15 March 2004 4 years and 2 days Bill Howlett 53rd
8 Robert Muschamp
(born 13 August 1962)
MHA for Jennings
National Party 15 March 2004 - 13 March 2012 7 years, 11 months, 27 days Jim Goodwin 54th; 55th
9 Gary Wong
(born 22 November 1966)
Senator for Fitzroyshire
Democratic Party 13 March 2012 - 16 March 2016 4 years, 3 days Matthew Jones 56th
10 Robert Harper
(born 27 October 1966)
Senator by appointment
Democratic Party 16 March 2016 - Present Incumbent 57th

See also

References and notes

  1. The Administrative Arrangements Order (No. 1) 1972, was the Administrative Arrangements Order that established the Ministry of Communications and the office of Minister of State.
  2. The salary of the Minister of State for Communications is derived from his position as a member of Parliament and as a holder of a ministerial office. As of the opening of the 56th Parliament, all Senators and MHAs receive a salary of £1,170, plus a £47 per sitting day (not including a per diem amount for expenses). In addition, the Minister of State for Communications receives an additional salary of £918.

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