St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris and the reshuffled Cabinet of Ministers meet with Permanent Secretaries as the work of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis continues.
During a special meeting held earlier on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Permanent Secretaries in the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis were given the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the reshuffled Cabinet of Ministers to whom they will now report.
A number of the senior government officials now report to new ministers following the reorganization of the Cabinet by Prime Minister Timothy Harris.
Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris announced the dissolution of the parliament of St Kitts and Nevis on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. In addition to that, he also declared the suspension of the six parliamentarians who had presented a no-confidence motion in PM Harris.
Prime Minister Timothy Harris announced the decision during his address to the nation, where he noted, “The people of St Kitts and Nevis deserve better throughout the process. I have been reasonable but resolute in my commitment to ensuring that the government was delivering for you.”
He exclaimed that that’s the reason he had taken the decision and suspended the members who had shown a disinterest in their duties.
“It is for this reason that I have taken the difficult but necessary step to remove from their positions those who have shown a disinterest in their duties. I have asked his excellency to reassign their portfolios to members who have willing and able to deliver for you.”
He said that the people of St Kitts and Nevis have been subjected to increasingly strange and irrational behaviour by certain members of the people’s action movement plan and the concerned citizens movement.
These events commenced with the convention of the PAM when the guest speaker Mark Brantley and the political leader of PAM Shawn K Richards unwisely and publicly levelled scared in criticisms about the relationship between the tripartite movement, he added.