Labour Party Expresses Confidence In Leadership

St. Kitts - Nevis Prime Minister - Denzil Douglas

St. Kitts – Nevis Prime Minister – Denzil Douglas
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
May 15, 2009 (CUOPM)

Months ahead the next general election, the ruling St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party has expressed confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas.

Some 600 delegates re-elected Dr. Douglas un-opposed as National Political Leader for the 21st consecutive year at the party’s 77th Annual National Conference on Sunday at the St. Kitts Marriott Beach Resort and Royal Beach Casino, Frigate Bay.

Delegates also re-elected un-opposed the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Youth Affairs, Labour, Social Security, Information & Technology, Hon. Sam Condor as Deputy National Leader; Minister of Finance, International Trade, Industry and Consumer Affairs, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris as National Chairman and Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs, Labour, Social Security, Information & Technology, Sen. the Hon. Nigel Carty as National Vice Chairman.

Also re-elected un-opposed were National Secretary Ms. Wanda Connor; National Assistant Secretary, Mr. Joseph O’Flaherty and Mr. Kirt Lewis as National Treasurer.

The only voting that took place was to elected three members to sit on the National Executive. Re-elected were Mrs. Eugenie Condor with 218 votes; Mr. Jason Hamilton, 140 votes and Mrs. Hazel Ross-Robinson, 126 votes from a field of five nominations.

Other members of the National Executive representing the constituencies in St. Kitts are Ms. Sharylle Richardson (Constituency #1); Mr. Rudolph Morton (Constituency #2); Mr. Cuthbert Caines (Constituency # 4) and Miss Ruby Taylor (Constituency # 6).

Constituencies #3, #5, #7 and 8 along with Young Labour and Labour Women are to select their representatives to sit on the National Executive later.

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