Under the leadership of Dr. Terrance Drew, a Cuban trained medical practitioner, The St.Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) has won the Federal General Elections held on 5th August 2022. The Labour Party now occupy 6 seats out of 11 in the National Assembly, and Dr. Drew is the fourth minister of the country.
The six seats are occupied namely by Dr. Drew Geoffery Hanley, Marsha Henderson, Konris Maynard, Samal Duggins and Denzil Douglas. The other seats will be occupied respectively by Shawn Richards from People’s Acion Movement (PAM), Timothy Harris from the People’s Labour Party (PLP), Mark Brantley, Eric Evely, and Aleix Jeffers all from Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM).
The new minister has said during the election that there is the necessity to free the country from the United Group government, improving the lives of its citizens. The Labour Party has come up with implementation scheme.
Following the dissolution of the former parliament in May 2022, this General Election comes three years ea