In the January 25th 2010 general elections, the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party won six of the eight seats on St. Kitts. The Labour Party received 60 percent of the popular votes on St. Kitts. In the cabinet, the Nevis Reformation Party’s (NRP) lone Parliamentary Representative, Patrice Nisbett is the Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal Affairs.
Prime Minister Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, who is also the Political Leader of the Labour Party, said a Church Service will be held at the St. Thomas’ Anglican Church in Middle Island on Sunday 23rd January at 7:00 a.m. in commemoration of the anniversary.
The Service will be presided over by Parish Priest Rev. Malcolm Dick-Grant. The First Scripture Reading will be done by Labour Party Chairman and Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade, Industry, Commerce, Consumer Affiars, Agriculture, Marine Resources,
Cooperatives and Constituency Empowerment, Dr. the Timothy Harris.
The Intercession will be said by Parliamentary Representative for St. Christopher #4 and Minister of Sports, Youth Empowerment, Information, Technology and Telecommunications, the Glen Phillip and a Representative of the Mother’s Union.
Prime Minister and Political Leader of the Labour Party, Dr. Douglas, will bring greetings to the congregation.
Also as part of the observance of the one-year anniversary, Dr. Douglas explained that, along with his Cabinet, he will meet with, listen to, and exchange ideas with the strong, the vocal, and the energized of our nation in a Town Hall Meeting at the Basseterre Boys School at 7 pm on Tuesday, January 25th.
Following introductory remarks by the moderator, Dr. Douglas will give opening remarks.
Cabinet Ministers will field questions on several issues including the economy, the recently introduced Value Added Tax (VAT), crime and other national security matters, sports, housing, the environment, agriculture, job creation, social security, education, free movement and sports.
He also disclosed that that morning will be spent reaching out to, encouraging, and paying homage to the residents of the Cardin Home “who are no longer either strong, vocal, or energized.”
It has also been disclosed that several of the constituencies will be hosting local events.