List of prime ministers of Saint Lucia

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Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
Coat of arms of Saint Lucia
Incumbent
Philip 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/

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

List of Prime Ministers[change | change source]

Symbols
  •   Denotes acting Prime Minister
  • † Died in office

Chief ministers of Saint Lucia (1960–1967)[change | change source]

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)[change | change source]

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)[change | change source]

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 Pierre
2021 28 July 2021 Incumbent 2 years, 205 days Saint Lucia Labour Party

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References[change | change source]

  1. Government of Saint Lucia. "ESTIMATES OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE 2016-2017". www.finance.gov.lc.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 "Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia". June 25, 2016. Archived from the original on June 25, 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. Archived from the original on 10 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. "Opposition SLP wins landslide victory in St Lucia general election". Antiguan News Room. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  7. 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.