(CMR) The Speaker of Parliament, Hon. McKeeva Bush has, in a letter today (Thursday, 29 July), congratulated the new Prime Minister of St. Lucia, Hon. Phillip J. Pierre, on behalf of the Cayman Islands’ MPs and the office of the Speaker.
Prime Minister Pierre, who led the main opposition St. Lucia Labour Party, won 13 out of 17 seats in their general elections on Monday, 26 July 2021. The incumbent ruling party won two seats and independents the other two.
Speaker Bush noted that this win represents the largest margin since 1997 in the St. Lucian Parliament.
“Being a member of the Caribbean region, we wish you and the peoples of Saint Lucia continued success, prosperity, and growth during your tenure as Prime Minister,” the Speaker stated.