Edmund Dillon

Stuart Young describes his new appointment as a privilege

In a Facebook post this morning Member for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West said his new appointment is a privilege. 

Stuart wrote, “This opportunity to serve as Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister is a privilege.” 
He went on to say, “I commit to continue to give my best to and for the country.”

Mr Young then thank the Prime Minister and the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago for the continued opportunity to serve as he looked forward to the new challenges ahead.

Cabinet Reshuffle: Stuart Young replaces Edmund Dillon as Minister of Nat’l Security

Dr Keith Rowley has once again reshuffled his cabinet, in a press release sent just after midnight the Prime Minister stated that he advised Her Excellency President Paula Mae Weekes about the changes to his cabinet. One substantial change is revocation of the appointment of Major General (Retired) Edmund Dillon as Minister of National Security.

The other changes are as follows: (i) Revoke the appointment of Mr Maxie Cuffie as Minister in the Ministry of Public Administration. Mr Cuffie will now serve as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Public Administration.

Dillon: Police unaware of gang wars in city

The T&T Police Service is not aware of any gang war pending in the Port-of-Spain division - such as between Beetham and East Port-of-Spain- but police have an action plan to deal with any gang-related activities nationwide, says National Security Minister Edmund Dillon.

He spoke about the issue in Parliament yesterday responding to Opposition queries about an anticipated “all-out gang war” between Beetham Gardens and East Port-of-Spain communities and said that police was monitoring activity there.