New St. Kitts-Nevis Cabinet sworn in
St. Kitts-Nevis new Prime Minister Dr. Hon. Timothy Harris has announced a nine-member Cabinet of Ministers to administer the affairs of the twin-island Federation.
The full cabinet took the oath of office before Governor General Sir Edmund Lawrence at a well-attended swearing-in ceremony at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium, Sunday afternoon.
Prime Minister Harris’ three-party alliance – Team Unity, which includes his People’s Labour Party (PLP), the Peoples Action Movement (PAM) and the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM), won seven of the 11 seats in elections on February 16 to take the reins of government.
Stressing that his is a government of national unity, Prime Minister Harris named the Leader of PAM Hon. Shawn Richards as Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the CCM Hon. Vance Amory who is also Premier of Nevis, as Senior Minister.
See full list of appointments:
The new Cabinet of St. Kitts and Nevis
Dr. Hon. Timothy Harris: Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Sustainable Development, National Security, People Empowerment, and Constituency Empowerment.
Hon. Shawn Richards: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Youth, Sport, and Culture
Hon. Vance Amory: Senior Minister, and Minister of Nevis Affairs, Labour, Social security, and Ecclesiastical affairs.
Hon. Mark Brantley: Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation.
Hon. Eugene Hamilton: Minister of Agriculture, Health, National Health Insurance, Human Settlement, Community Development, Gender Affairs, Social Services, Cooperatives and Land.
Hon. Lindsay Grant: Minister of Tourism, International Trade, Industry and Commerce.
Hon. Ian “Patches” Liburd: Minister responsible for Public Infrastructure, Post Urban Development, and Transport.
Senator Vincent Byron: Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Legal Affairs, and Communications
Senator Wendy Phipps: Minister of State within The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender Affairs and Social Services.
Senator Anthony Michael Perkins: Senator in the National Assembly.