|2nd Prime Minister of St Lucia|
2 July 1979 – 4 May 1981
|Preceded by||John Compton|
|Succeeded by||Winston Cenac|
Allan Fitzgerald Laurent Louisy|
5 September 1916
Laborie, St Lucia
2 March 2011 (aged 94)|
Laborie, St Lucia
|Political party||Saint Lucia Labour Party|
Sir Allan Fitzgerald Laurent Louisy KCMG PC (5 September 1916 – 2 March 2011) was the second prime minister of independent St Lucia, following Sir John Compton in office. He was born in Laborie on 5 September 1916 and served as a judge before being elected to parliament in 1974.
Before the elections, he had made a secret pact to hand over power to fellow representative George Odlum within the first six months in power, a deal he broke following pressure from US officials and other allies. This resulted in a split in the Labour Party, provoking a crisis in 1981. He chose to step down. He was succeeded as Prime Minister not by Odlum, but by his attorney-general, Winston Cenac. Odlum went on to create his own party, the short-lived Saint Lucia Progressive Labour Party. The SLP lost the subsequent 1982 election to Compton's UWP.
He died on 2 March 2011 at home.
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