MP chokes on oath

HAMILTON — New minister Leah Scott choked up as she took the oath of office at Government House last night.

Scott – who will serve as minister without portfolio – was hugged by Governor George Fergusson as she composed herself before completing the ceremony.

New Minister Leah Scott choked up as she took the oath of office yesterday.

Fergusson joked: “That’s not normally part of my constitutional duties.”

Scott, newly elected as MP for Southampton East Central, was sworn in with her 11 new cabinet colleagues at Government House. (Bermuda Sun)

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