Member of Parliament for North Leeward

Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, lands and Surveys, Physical Planning and Environment

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This true son of the soil is no stranger to representative politics having contested a seat for the New Democratic Party in the last General Elections. His allegiance and commitment to the people of the constituency of North Leeward has been exemplary. Roland has never strayed too far away from his place of birth and has maintained strong ties to the community that hails him proudly, as the next Member of Parliament for North Leeward.

Throughout Roland’s education and career he has maintained the highest levels of personal attainment. His focus on the development of the youth of his constituency, and by extension, the youth of the nation is highlighted through his involvement in sport and other youth-outreach programs. Having identified the avenue of sport as a means of channeling the vibrancy of the youth of his constituency, Patel has placed a lot of emphasis on the development of the various sporting disciplines.

As a teacher at the secondary school level Patel has the experience of understanding the needs of the youth of his constituency. His interaction at various levels with them has allowed him to relate to the difficulties they face and the assistance they need. His ability to guide and nurture has allowed the youth to make their transition from education to career a much smoother one.


  • Bachelors of Arts: History Major & Government Minor – UWI


  • Sports especially Basketball, Music, Community Development, Youth Organizations


Married with Children


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