The Speaker of Parliament, Hon. McKeeva Bush has in a letter on Thursday, 29 July 2021, 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 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.
The Honourable Prime Minister Phillip J Pierre.
Prime Minister’s Office
Castries, Saint Lucia.
Dear Prime Minister,
As the Speaker of the House of Parliament of the Cayman Islands and on behalf of the Representatives, I have taken the liberty and privilege to extend congratulations to you for your victory at the last general elections.
Undoubtedly, it appears to be a clear and convincing mandate from the people based on the election results. This is evidenced by having won thirteen (13) seats of the seventeen (17) which is the largest margin since 1997 in the Saint Lucian Parliament.
This has been a significant change and the people of Saint Lucia have obviously entrusted you to set their legislative regime and policies to govern the Island.
As an independent state and a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, it is clear that the St Lucians have demonstrated great confidence in your leadership and vision.
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.
Speaker of Parliament
Hon. Dr. W. McKeeva Bush,
OBE, JP, Hon. MSc, MP