He added that the economy and balancing the budget, along with addressing the cost of living in Bermuda, and the idea of a living wage, were all areas of high importance.With regard to public works, Mr Campbell said that work had already commenced on preparing school facilities for the upcoming year.He added: We have a strong team, so the burdens of the responsibilities of the union are not always placed on my shoulders.
David Burt, the Premier, praised the pair for their unmatched dedication to our community over their decades of service.
I have immeasurable confidence in their ability to lead and discharge the duties their positions require with respect and integrity, Mr Burt added.
Ms Caesar said it was an honour to be able to serve the country.
She added: Im just ready to dig in and learn all that I can as a junior minister.
The Progressive Labour Party defeated the One Bermuda Alliance by 24-12 seats and will form the new Government. Official voters count at July 18 Bermuda General Election, see https://bm/elections/results/electionss.html? Less than 18 months after it was formed in 2011 as a merger between the United Bermuda Party (UBP) and the Bermuda Democratic Alliance (BDA), the OBA is now the Government.
The Progressive Labour Party, in power since 1998, were defeated 17-19 seats by the relatively new political party the One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) which was contesting its first General Election.
Mr Hayward will serve in education, workforce development, national security, social development and sports.
Ms Caesar, Mr Campbell and Mr Hayward were all appointed to the Senate last month, having challenged in seats traditionally held by the One Bermuda Alliance.
We knew that from the people we had met on the doorsteps and the amount of time we had spent speaking with people, getting our message out, that we had a lot of support.
But, at the same time, we didnt know we would have this many seats. Ms Hall said there was no party consensus on how many seats it would win and some individuals within the PLP actually did predict 24 seats but the final total went beyond expectations, thanks to several candidates winning seats considered to be either marginal or safe OBA constituencies.
She said: I think with Bermuda having an ageing population and having an increased chronic disease population, that we definitely need to focus on disability and how we can make our community and our environment accessible.