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Parliamentary Secretary




 Dr. Clifton Grima
 
Hon. Dr. Clifton Grima is the Parliamentary Secretary for Youths, Sports and Voluntary Organisations.
 
He was born on 14 September 1983 and has one brother and one sister. He is married to Rita and they have one child, Michael.
 
Dr. Grima graduated from the University of Malta in 2010 as a lawyer.
 
He was elected in parliament on the Labour Party ticket in the October 2016 Casual Elections and served as a Member of the Parliament. He was re-elected in parliament in the June 2017 General Election.
 
9th June 2017 is the day on which Dr. Clifton Grima was granted an oath of allegiance in the Parliament of Malta. From then on he was  officially appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary for Sport, Youth and Voluntary Organizations, within the Ministry of Education.
 
Hon Dr. Clifton Grima has been involved in politics for a number of years. While practicing his profession, Hon. Dr. Clifton Grima held various high positions in the private sector. Prior to his election in Parliament he served in the Local Council of Msida for five years. In his position as Mayor, he was instrumental in making a number of projects where they could be enjoyed by everyone. Some of these projects are a computing center, an elderly center, new avenues and squares not only enjoyed by local people but also by hundreds of people who enjoy these projects on a daily basis. Hon. Dr. Grima continued to occupy the post of Mayor until 2013. In the same year, he was appointed by the Maltese Government as Chief Executive of Mental Health Services where he was instrumental in implementing new legislation that provided more rights to the patient. He held this post until he was elected to the parliament in October 2016.
 
Hon. Dr. Clifton Grima believes that as a Parliamentary Secretary one should be an example in everything he does and that he should serve all the people the best way possible without any distinction. Hon. Dr. Clifton Grima believes that political vocation translates itself into a duty that is based and reflected in these principles.