KUWAIT: Some 57 MPs have represented the Fourth Constituency in 12 assemblies between the years 1981 and 2013. Musallam Al-Barrak and Mubarak Al-Khurainij, two kingpins of the Fourth Constituency, lead the pack of recurrently elected MPs, having each served for six legislative terms.
Moreover, Talal Al-Ayyar served for five legislative terms, while Mubarak Al-Duwaila, Hussein Al-Daihani, Daifallah Bourumiya and Ali Al-Diqbasi each served for four. They are followed by Ahmad Al-Sheraiyan, Mohmmad Al-Busairi, Mohammad Al-Khalifa, Saad Al-Rashidi and Askar Al-Enezi, who represented this district for three legislative terms.
Meanwhile, MPs that had served two terms include Falah Al-Hajraf, Abbas Al-Mussailim, Barrak Al-Noun, Faisal Al-Duwaish, Mnaizil Al-Enezi, Ghannam Al-Jumhour, Mohammad Daifallah Sharar, Mferej Al-Mutairi, Talal Al-Saeed, Mohammad Al-Mutairi and Hussein Al-Mutairi.
Furthermore, those that have served just one term include Khaled Al-Mesab, Fayiz Al-Rashidi, Mohmmad Al-Barak, Nayif Al-Mutairi, Abdulkarim Al-Juhaidli, Mutlaq Al-Shlaimi, Mutalq Al-Massoud, Mohmamd Al-Enezi, Mohmmad Al-Mussailim, Yousef Al-Makhled, Ali Al-Saeed, Mohammad Al-Muhmel, Saud Al-Rashidi, Mubarak Al-Haifi, Eid Al-Rashidi, Awad Al-Enezi, Mohmmad Al-Feji, Mezel Al-Nimran, Khotheir Al-Enezi, Nasser Al-Duawaila, Shuaib Al-Muwaizri, Reja Al-Mutairi, Mohmmad Al-Rashidi, Mubarak Al-Walaan, Mohmmad Al-Rashidi, Sultan Al-Shimmeri, Saud Al-Heraiji, Majid Al-Mutairi, Mohmmad Al-Enezi, Mansour Al-Thaferi and Abdullah Al-Adwani.
In 2012, in an unprecedented turn of events, a parliamentary lineup elected in February was rendered null and void, subsequently, invalidating the memberships of MPs Abeed Al-Wasmi and Osama Al-Munawer. In December 2012, MPs Saud Al-Heraiji, Thekra Al-Rashidi, Khaled Al-Shulaimi, Mohmmad Al-Barrak, Mishari Al-Husseini, Mubarak Al-Arraf, Mubarak Al-Najada had their memberships invalidated.
Five MPs from the Fourth Constituency have served as ministers since 1981 to the present time. In 1996, Mohmmad Daifallah Sharar served as Minister of Justice, Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs in 1998. Eid Al-Rashidi was appointed Minister of Public Works in 1999, while Talal Al-Ayyar served as Minister of Electricity and Water and Minister of Social Affairs in 2001.
Shuaib Al-Muwaizri was appointed Minister of State for Housing Affairs and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs in February 2012. Thekra Al-Rashidi was appointed Minister of Social Affairs in December 2012, while no MPs from this constituency served in a ministerial position in the governments of the years; 1981, 1985, 1992, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2013. – KUNA