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H. E. Stephenson King

Prime Minister Government of St. Lucia
Location: Castries, St. Lucia Anniversary: 1 January 1999

Biography

King is Saint Lucia’s sixth Prime Minister (2006). He represents the constituency of Castries North for the United Workers Party (UWP) in the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia. King entered active politics in 1987 after leading the youth arm of the United Workers Party (Marxist) and then as President of the Caribbean Federation of Youth. King served in government, under Prime Ministers John Compton and then Vaughan Lewis, between 1987 and 1997 first as Minister of Community Development and Sport and then as Minister of Health and Local Government. In addition to being Prime Minister, King is Minister of Finance, International Financial Services, External Affairs, Home Affairs and National Security. King now holds the slightly changed portfolio of Minister of Finance (including International Financial Services), Economic Affairs, Economic Planning and National Development.

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