Prime Minister and Political Leader of the People's National Movement (PNM) Dr Keith Rowley has revoked the appointment of Marlene McDonald as the deputy political leader of the PNM.
Dr Rowley made the announcement via his Facebook page.
"As The Political Leader of the People's National Movement, I have today revoked the appointment of Ms Marlene McDonald as Deputy Political Leader of the PNM," the statement said.
Public Administration Minister Marlene McDonald arrived at the Professional Standards Bureau just after 8 am today.
Guardian Media has been told McDonald will be interviewed by a team of police officers as investigations continue into an allegation of misuse of public funds.