Third Wescot-Williams cabinet

The third Wescot-Williams cabinet was the Third Cabinet of Sint Maarten installed following the achievement of constituent country status of Sint Maarten within the Kingdom of the Netherlands on 10 October 2010. The cabinet was a coalition between the United People's Party, the Democratic Party, and independent member of parliament Romain Laville.

Third Wescot-Williams cabinet
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3rd Cabinet of Sint Maarten
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Date formed14 June 2013
Date dissolved9 September 2014[1]
(Replaced on 19 December 2014)
People and organisations
Head of stateWillem-Alexander
Head of governmentSarah Wescot-Williams
Member partiesDemocratic Party (DP)
United People's Party (UP)
Romain Laville
Outgoing election2014 election
PredecessorWescot-Williams II

The cabinet was formed following the collapse of the Second Wescot-Williams cabinet in May 2013, when the two Democratic Party MPs and Romain Laville pulled their support from National Alliance led government.[2]


The cabinet was composed as follows:[3]

Main office-holders
Office Name Party Since
Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams DP 14 June 2013
Minister of Housing, Physical Planning, and Environment Maurice A. Lake UP 14 June 2013
Minister of Finance Martinus J. Hassink 14 June 2013
Minister of Justice Dennis L. Richardson 14 June 2013
Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications Sarah Wescot-Williams (interim) DP 14 June 2013
Thadeus Richardson 25 July 2013[4]
Minister of Healthcare, Social Development, and Labor Cornelius de Weever DP 14 June 2013
Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sports Patricia D. Lourens-Philip UP 14 June 2013
Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten Mathias Voges DP 14 June 2013
Deputy Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten Josianne Fleming-Artsen UP 25 July 2013


  1. ^ "Resignation of cabinet Wescot-Williams III". 2014-09-10. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  2. ^ "DP MPs and Laville Pull Support from Current Coalition Government --- Early Election Could be Solution". 2012-04-28. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Ministers sworn in, urged to protect integrity of democracy" (PDF). The Daily Herald. 15 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Appointment and swearing in of minister of tourism and deputy minister plenipotentiary". The Today Newspaper. 2013-07-29. Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 29 November 2014.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)