Lowell Lewis

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The Honourable Lowell Lyttleton Lewis (born August 18, 1952) was a politician, a former Chief Minister of Montserrat. He currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Montserrat.

Chief Minister of Montserrat[edit]

Lewis first elected in April 2001, took office as Chief Minister on 2 June 2006. At the time, he headed a coalition government consisting of his party, the Montserrat Democratic Party (MDP), the former ruling New People's Liberation Movement (NPLM), and an independent legislator, Mr David Brandt.[1]

A snap election was called during his term, and was held on 8 September 2009. Reuben Meade was sworn in as new Chief Minister before becoming the first Premier of Montserrat. Dr Lewis was re-elected as an independent candidate, but subsequently lost his seat at the general election of September 2014.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC News, 5 June 2006.
  2. ^ Radio Jamaica. New MCPR Gov’t in Montserrat, 09-09-09.
Preceded by
John Osborne
Chief Minister of Montserrat
2006–2009
Succeeded by
Reuben Meade