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Mr Weeks pledged to continue Mr De Silvas work to help community and sports clubs.
He added: The time has long been overdue for us to acknowledge and bring our community and sporting clubs into the 21st century.
Mr Weeks, Government Whip since the Progressive Labour Party won the General Election in July 2017, assumes the role which was made vacant by the resignation of Zane De Silva.
Premier David Burt, who made the announcement at Government House, said Mr Weeks is no stranger to Cabinet and no stranger to the very important ministry of social development and sports.
Last nights announcement came as legislators prepare for a return to the House of Assembly on Friday, when the Throne Speech will be delivered under the new PLP Government. 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.Ms Furbert is the new MP for St Georges South and sat as a senator from November last year until this summers election. Bermuda is still at a place where we need to continue with awareness of disability.Ms Furbert added that building accessibility also needed to be prioritized.