List of prime ministers of Saint Lucia

This article contains a list of prime ministers of Saint Lucia.

Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
Coat of arms of Saint Lucia.svg
Coat of arms of Saint Lucia
Philip J Pierre Christmas 2020 (cropped).png
Incumbent
Philip J. Pierre

since 28 July 2021
StyleThe Right Honourable
Reports toGovernor-General
Term lengthFive years
Formation22 February 1979
First holderJohn Compton
Salary50,685 USD annually[1]
Websitehttp://opm.govt.lc/

List of officeholdersEdit

Symbols
  •   Denotes acting Prime Minister
  • † Died in office

Chief ministers of Saint Lucia (1960–1967)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(birth–death)
Election Term of office Political party Ref.
Took office Left office Time in office
1   George Charles
(1916–2004)
1961 1 January 1960 April 1964 4 years, 3 months Saint Lucia Labour Party [2]
2   John Compton
(1925–2007)
1964 April 1964 1 March 1967 2 years, 11 months United Workers Party [2]

Premier of Saint Lucia (1967–1979)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(birth–death)
Election Term of office Political party Ref.
Took office Left office Time in office
1   John Compton
(1925–2007)
1969
1974
1 March 1967 22 February 1979 11 years, 358 days United Workers Party [2]

Prime ministers of Saint Lucia (1979–present)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(birth–death)
Election Term of office Political party Ref.
Took office Left office Time in office
1   John Compton
(1925–2007)
22 February 1979 2 July 1979 130 days United Workers Party [2]
2   Allan Louisy
(1916–2011)
1979 2 July 1979 4 May 1981 1 year, 306 days Saint Lucia Labour Party [2]
3   Winston Cenac
(1925–2004)
4 May 1981 17 January 1982 258 days Saint Lucia Labour Party [2]
  Michael Pilgrim
(born 1947)
17 January 1982 3 May 1982 106 days Progressive Labour Party [2][3]
(1)   John Compton
(1925–2007)
1982
1987
(6 Apr.)

1987
(30 Apr.)

1992
3 May 1982 2 April 1996 13 years, 335 days United Workers Party [2]
4   Vaughan Lewis
(born 1940)
2 April 1996 24 May 1997 1 year, 52 days United Workers Party [2]
5   Kenny Anthony
(born 1951)
1997
2001
24 May 1997 11 December 2006 9 years, 201 days Saint Lucia Labour Party [2]
(1)   Sir John Compton
(1925–2007)
2006 11 December 2006 7 September 2007 † 270 days United Workers Party [2][4]
6   Stephenson King
(born 1958)
7 September 2007 30 November 2011 4 years, 84 days United Workers Party [2]
(5)   Kenny Anthony
(born 1951)
2011 30 November 2011 7 June 2016 4 years, 190 days Saint Lucia Labour Party [2]
7   Allen Chastanet
(born 1960)
2016 7 June 2016 28 July 2021 5 years, 51 days United Workers Party [5]
8   Philip J. Pierre
(born 1954)
2021 28 July 2021 Incumbent 61 days Saint Lucia Labour Party [6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Government of Saint Lucia. "ESTIMATES OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE 2016-2017". www.finance.gov.lc.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia". 25 June 2016. Archived from the original on 25 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Around the World; St. Lucia Premier Quits Over a Series of Strikes". The New York Times. 17 January 1982. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  4. ^ "John Compton, Prime Minister of St. Lucia, dies at 82". International Herald Tribune. 8 September 2007. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  5. ^ Charles, Jacqueline (7 June 2016). "Saint Lucia swears in new prime minister". Miami Herald. Miami Herald Media Company. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  6. ^ Reporter, WIC News (2021-07-28). "Philip J Pierre to take oath as Prime Minister of St Lucia today". WIC News. Retrieved 2021-07-28.