Hon. Akila Byron-Nisbett Becomes First Woman to be Elected Deputy Leader of a Major Political Party on St.Kitts-Nevis

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Senator Hon. Akila Byron-Nisbett was on Saturday March 25th elected to the post of Deputy Political Leader of the Peoples Labour Party.  Hon. Byron-Nisbett  was given the confidence by her party to stand as the second in command to the leader Prime Minister Dr. Hon Timothy Harris at the party’s historic inaugural convention.

Following the Convention’s Public Session the party rank and file elected their brand new executive. Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris was returned as National Party Leader. The Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett was elected the new National Deputy Leader.


Other appointments include Warren Thompson as National Chairman; Craig Tuckett returning as National Deputy Chairman; Myrtilla Williams as the new National Secretary; Christophe Greaux as Deputy Secretary; Victor Earle as Treasurer; Claudette Thompson as Deputy Treasurer and Alexis Nisbett as the National Party Organiser. Sonia Henry and Tishanna Norford will serve as the Representatives of the Women’s Arm of the Party, while Manasses Huggins and Damien Weekes will serve as the Representatives of the Youth Arm.

Donald Caines and Heston Hamm were elected to serve as National Party Trustees.

The Peoples Labour Party along with the Peoples Action Movement and the Concerned Citizens Movement make up the tri-party ruling coalition government of St.Kitts-Nevis known as Team UNITY which is lead by Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris. 



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