How to Address Members of The House of Represenatives

The Speaker of the House of Representatives            

The Speaker of the House is formally referred to as: ‘Mr/Madam Speaker’, within the precincts of the House.

The formal mode of address in:

Writing:

Honourable Marissa Dalrymple Philibert, MP
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Houses of Parliament
Address

 

Opening Salutation:

‘Dear Madam (formal)

‘Dear Madam Speaker (semi-formal)

……………………………………………………..

Yours faithfully (formal)

Yours sincerely (semi-formal)

Signature’

 

Formal Speech

‘Honourable / ‘Madam Speaker’

 

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives is formally addressed in:

Writing:

The Most Honourable Juliet Holness, MP
Deputy Speaker of the House
c/o Houses of Parliament

 

Opening Salutation:

‘Dear Madam (formal)                      

‘Dear Deputy Speaker (semi-formal)

……………………………………………………..

Yours faithfully (formal)

Yours sincerely (semi-formal)

Signature’

 

Members of the House of Representatives 

Members of Parliament are usually referred to as ‘Mr/Ms/Mrs……, MP’ during their period in Office. If they are recipients of any state honours, the relevant post-nominal letters should be included before MP, for example, if a Member of Parliament is a member of the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander he/she would be styled: Mr Fitz Jackson, CD, MP. If a Member of Parliament is the recipient of more than one state Order, the highest Order is placed first behind the surname, junior orders follow in succession.

Also, if a Member of Parliament is a Cabinet Minister, he is styled the Honourable. Eg. Honourable Audley Shaw, CD, MP.

 

The formal manner of address in:

Writing:

Hon/Mr/Mrs/Miss First Name, Last Name, MP
Member of Parliament for …………….

 

Opening Salutation:

‘Dear Sir (formal)

‘Dear Member of Parliament/Dear Mr/Mrs/Miss Last Name (semi-formal)

……………………………………..

Yours faithfully (formal)

Yours sincerely (semi-formal)

Signature’

 

The Attorney General

The Attorney General is referred to as ‘The Attorney General’ or Mr/Mrs/Miss…………..’on subsequent referrals.

The formal mode of address in:

Writing: 

                         

Mrs Marlene Malahoo Forte, QC, MP
Attorney General
Attorney General’s Department
Address

 

Opening Salutation:

‘Dear Sir/Madam (formal)

‘Dear Attorney General (semi-formal)

……………………………….

Yours faithfully (formal)

Yours sincerely (semi-formal)

Signature’