Senate of Saint Lucia

The Senate of Saint Lucia is the upper house of the Parliament of Saint Lucia. It has 11 appointed members. All members are appointed by the Governor-General, of which 6 are appointed on the Prime Minister's advice, 3 on the advice of the leader of the opposition, and 2 independent members which the Governor-General appoints using his or her own judgment.[1]

Senate
12th Saint Lucian Parliament
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
FoundedFebruary 22, 1979 (1979-02-22)
Leadership
President
Stanley Felix, SLP
since 17 August 2021
Structure
Seats11
Saint Lucia Senate.svg
Political groups
  Saint Lucia Labour Party (6)
  United Workers Party (3)
  Independent (2)
Elections
Appointment by the Governor-General
Website
parliament.govt.lc

HistoryEdit

The Senate was established when Saint Lucia became independent in 1979.[2]

MembershipEdit

The Government Senators are:[3][4]

  • Pauline Antoine-Prospere
  • Guibion Ferdinand
  • Alvina Reynolds
  • Lisa Cassandra Jawahir
  • Kaygianna Toussaint-Charley

The Opposition Senators are:[3][4]

Independent Senators are:[3][4]

  • Noorani Azeez
  • Deale A. L. Lee

The current president is Stanley Felix.[3][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saint Lucia - Access Government". Saint Lucia - Access Government.
  2. ^ "Saint Lucia - Access Government". Saint Lucia - Access Government.
  3. ^ a b c d Gaillard, Sharefil (16 August 2021). "Claudius Francis to be sworn in as Speaker of the House of Assembly". Loop News. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  4. ^ a b c "Extraordinary" (PDF). Saint Lucia Government Gazette. Vol. 190, no. 47. 16 August 2021. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  5. ^ "STANLEY FELIX TAKES OATH AS SENATE PRESIDENT". HTS Channel 4. 17 August 2021. Archived from the original on 22 December 2021. Retrieved 17 August 2021 – via YouTube.