How To Address Ministers of Government

MINISTERS OF GOVERNMENT

The Deputy Prime Minister, Other Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State

The Deputy Prime Minister and all other Ministers of the Cabinet are styled: ‘Honourable’

The Mode of Address in:

Writing:

______________________________
Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of ________________________
Ministry of ______________________

Opening Salutation:

‘Dear Deputy Prime Minister/Mr Minister/Sir

……………………………………………………………
Yours faithfully (formal usage)
Yours sincerely (semi-formal usage)
[Signature]

OR

Honourable Karl Samuda, CD, MP
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries
Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries

Dear Minister/Dear Minister Samuda

OR

Honourable Fayval Williams, MP
Minister of State
Ministry of Finance and Public Service

Dear Minister / Dear Minister Williams

If the Minister is also a Member of the Senate, he/she should be formally styled as ‘Senator the Honourable’:

Senator Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade

Opening Salutation:

Dear Senator Johnson Smith/Dear Minister/Dear Minister Johnson Smith

………………………
Yours faithfully,
[Signature]