Kingston, 17 July 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced members of the House of Representatives who have been appointed to the Joint Select Committee to consider the Bill entitled ‘An Act to Make provision for the prevention of sexual harassment and for connected matters.’
The MPs named to the Committee are:
- The Honourable Olivia Grange
- The Honourable Delroy Chuck
- Mr Franklin Witter
- Mrs Marisa Dalrymple Philibert
- Mrs Ann-Marie Vaz
- Ms Natalie Neita
- Mr Horace Dalley
- Dr Angela Brown Burke
They will sit jointly with a similar Committee to be appointed by the Senate to consider and report on the Bill.
The Bill is intended to protect women and men whose quality of life is affected by intimidating, hostile, or offensive environments caused by unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favours and crude sexual behaviours.