List of prime ministers of Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Coat of Arms of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg
Terrance Drew 2022.jpg
Incumbent
Terrance Drew

since 6 August 2022
StyleMr Prime Minister
(informal)
The Honourable
(informal)
The Right Honourable
(within the Commonwealth)
His Excellency
(diplomatic)
TypeHead of government
Reports toGovernor-General
AppointerGovernor-General
Term lengthNo term limit
Formation19 September 1983; 39 years ago (1983-09-19)
First holderKennedy Simmonds
DeputyDeputy Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis
SalaryEC$137,280 annually[1]
Websitewww.gov.kn

The prime minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis is the head of government of the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis. The current Prime Minister is Terrance Drew since 6th August 2022.

Chief Ministers (1960–1967)[edit]

Elizabeth II (1960–1967)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
1
Paul Southwell
Paul Southwell
(1913–1979)
1 January 1960July 19666 years, 6 monthsSKNLP1961
2
Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw
Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw
(1916–1978)
July 196627 February 19677 monthsSKNLP1966

Premiers (1967–1983)[edit]

Elizabeth II (1967–1983)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
1
Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw
Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw
(1916–1978)
27 February 196723 May 1978 †11 years, 85 daysSKNLP1971
1975
2
Paul Southwell
Paul Southwell
(1913–1979)
23 May 197818 May 1979 †360 daysSKNLP
3
Lee Moore
Lee Moore
(1939–2000)
20 May 197921 February 1980277 daysSKNLP
4
Kennedy Simmonds
Kennedy Simmonds
(born 1936)
21 February 198019 September 19833 years, 210 daysPAM1980

Prime Ministers (1983–present)[edit]

Elizabeth II (1983–2022)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
1
Kennedy Simmonds
Kennedy Simmonds
(born 1936)
19 September 19837 July 199511 years, 291 daysPAM1984
1989
1993
2
Denzil Douglas
Denzil Douglas
(born 1953)
7 July 199518 February 201519 years, 226 daysSKNLP1995
2000
2004
2010
3
Timothy Harris
Timothy Harris
(born 1964)
18 February 20156 August 20227 years, 169 daysPLP2015
2020
4
Terrance Drew
Terrance Drew
(born 1976)
6 August 20228 September 202233 daysSKNLP2022

Charles III (2022-present)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
4
Terrance Drew
Terrance Drew
(born 1976)
8 September 2022Incumbent27 daysSKNLP2022

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of Finance of St Kitts And Nevis. "St. Christopher And Nevis - Estimates for the Year 2017 Volume I Ministry Expenditure Plans" (PDF). www.mof.gov.kn.

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