Charlestown, Nevis (December 27th, 2017):-The Landslide Election Victory of the Premier Mark Brantley led Concerned Citizens Movement in Nevis is a resounding endorsement of the Team UNITY Administration by the Nevisian voters. The Concerned Citizens Movement are one of three parties in the Team UNITY Tri-Party administration along with the Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Shawn Richards led People’s Action Movement and the Prime Minister Dr Hon. Timothy Harris led People’s Labour Party .
The CCM ran a campaign based on their record since taking office in 2013. The very long list of significant achievements were based on the policies of the new Team UNITY Federal Administration of which the CCM forms a major part of. Senior Minister and Former Premier Hon Vance Amory along with now Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Mark Brantey are members of the Team UNITY Federal Cabinet and have been able to change and influence actions and policies that have significantly positively impacted Nevis. Based on the elections result this has not gone unnoticed by the Nevisian electorate which based on the ballot have given a ringing endorsement of not only CCM but by extension Team UNITY.
Political Observers have declared that the recent elections in Nevis signals the end of the Opposition coalition SKN Labour/NRP relationship and also signals or reaffirms the demise of the SKN Labour Party in Nevis. The SKN Labour Party has had a historically rocky relationship with Nevis. Dating back to the 1970’s under then Premier Robert Bradshaw Nevisians much like Anguillans developed a deep seeded resentment to Premier Bradshaw and his leadership. This precipated the very popular secessionist movement in Nevis which to this day has significant remnants with many very well known proponents and activists maintaining the call for seccession of Nevis from St.Kitts.
The reaffirmation of confidence in the CCM and the Team UNITY Administration strengthens the mandate of the St.Kitts-Nevis Federal Team UNITY Government to continue on it’s current track of policies and actions. Particularly with regards to the policies affecting Nevis directly. In the Inauguration Ceremony of the NEW CCM NIA Prime Minister Dr. Hon. Timothy Harris reaffirmed his continued commitment and that of the Federal government to the total support of the CCM led NIA.