House of Assembly of Saint Lucia

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House of Assembly of Saint Lucia
Chambre d'assemblée de Sainte-Lucie
9th Saint Lucian Parliament
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Type
Type
Leadership
Structure
Seats 18 MPs
House political groups

Her Majesty's Government

  •      SLP (11)

HM Loyal Opposition

  •      UWP (6)
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The Parliament of Saint Lucia has two chambers. The House of Assembly is the popular elected chamber of the Legislature. It has 17 or 18 members: 17 members elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies, and a speaker elected by the 17 members, who may be one of their number or a person chosen from outside the House.[1][2]

Latest general election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 28 November 2011 Saint Lucian House of Assembly election results
Parties Votes % +/– Seats +/–
Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) 42,456 50.99 +2.7% 11 +5
United Workers Party (UWP) 39,100 46.96 –4.3% 6 –5
Independents 1,338 1.61 +1.3% 0
National Democratic Movement (NDM) 200 0.24 0
Lucian People's Movement (LPM) 143 0.17 0
Lucian Greens (LG) 23 0.03 0
Valid votes (turnout 56.14%) 83,260 100.00   17  
Source: Caribbean Elections

Current composition[edit]

Following the election of 28 November 2011, the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia comprises the following members:[3][4]

Constituency Name Party
Gros Islet Emma Hippolyte SLP
Babonneau Alvina Reynolds SLP
Castries North Stephenson King UWP
Castries East Philip Pierre SLP
Castries Central Richard Frederick UWP
Castries South Robert Kennedy Lewis SLP
Castries South East Guy Joseph UWP
Anse la Raye and Canaries Desmond Long SLP
Soufriere Harold Dalson SLP
Choiseul Lorne Theophilus SLP
Laborie Alva Baptiste SLP
Vieux Fort North Moses Jean Baptiste SLP
Vieux Fort South Kenny Anthony SLP
Micoud South Arsene James UWP
Micoud North Gale Rigobert UWP
Dennery South Edmund Estephane UWP
Dennery North Shawn Edwards SLP

Previous general election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 11 December 2006 House of Assembly of Saint Lucia election results
Parties Votes % +/– Seats +/–
United Workers Party (UWP) 38,894 51.3 +13.5% 11 +8
Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) 36,604 48.3 –7.7% 6 –8
Independents 258 0.3 0
Total (turnout 58.5%) 75,756 100.0   17  
Sources: Summary election results – 11 Dec 2006, OAS

Previous composition[edit]

As at 14 June 2011, the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia comprised the following members:[5]

Constituency Name Party
Gros Islet Leonard Spider Montoute UWP
Babonneau Ezechiel Joseph UWP
Castries North Stephenson King UWP
Castries East Philip Pierre SLP
Castries Central Richard Frederick UWP
Castries South Robert Kennedy Lewis SLP
Castries South East Guy Joseph UWP
Anse la Raye and Canaries Keith Mondesir UWP
Soufriere Harold Dalson SLP
Choiseul Rufus Bousquet UWP
Laborie Alva Baptiste SLP
Vieux Fort North Moses Jean Baptiste SLP
Vieux Fort South Kenny Anthony SLP
Micoud South Arsene James UWP
Micoud North Jeannine Compton-Antoine Independent[6]
Dennery South Edmund Estephane UWP
Dennery North Marcus Nicholas UWP

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parliament website – the House of Assembly
  2. ^ Parliament website – Speaker of the House
  3. ^ "Members of the House of Assembly". Government of Saint Lucia. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "IT'S FINAL: SLP 11, UWP 6". The Voice. 3 December 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Members of the House of Assembly". Government of Saint Lucia. Archived from the original on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "JEANNINE RESIGNS FROM UWP!". The Voice. 8 February 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 

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