Walton Brown is a political scientist and well known social commentator and analyst.
He taught politics and history for twelve years at Bermuda College and later entered the private sector full time as founder and president of Research Innovations. Mr. Brown has a keen understanding of the social and economic conditions on the island and its place in the global arena. He is a life-long resident of Pembroke and is sensitive to the needs of the community.
Walton was taught the importance of education and given passion for our country by his parents, Walton Brown Sr. and Barbara Brown and his paternal grandfather W G Brown. Mr. Brown is an alumnus of West Pembroke School, The Berkeley Institute and Bermuda College.
Walton earned his Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Political Studies from Queen's University and his Masters Degree in Political Science from York University, both in Canada. He has authored many academic papers and published extensively in academic and mainstream media; he has also made numerous presentations at conferences throughout Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean. Mr. Brown is the author of "Bermuda and the Struggle for Reform: Race, Politics and Ideology, 1944-1998" which won the National Literary Award for Nonfiction in 2013.
As your Member of Parliament since 2012, Walton has consistently fought to address critical issues: (1) the need for comprehensive and collaborative immigration reform (2) a Commission of Inquiry into the theft of land from man Bermudian families (3) reformed immigration policies to provide better opportunities for Bermuda's musicians. Within the community Walton has worked with residents to make improvements -- from saving the trees on Ewing Street to returning the benches on Court Street. He continues his pledge is to be available for you and, living on the boundary of the constituency, is in the area daily.
Walton currently serves as the PLP Spokesperson for Home Affairs.