PRESS RELEASE – The Parliament of Saint Lucia has been prorogued to pave the way for a new session of Parliament.
The new session of Parliament opens on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
Her Excellency, Dame Pearlette Louisy, Governor General of Saint Lucia, will deliver the traditional Throne Speech at 10:00 a.m.
Following the Throne Speech, the Standing Finance Committee of the House of Assembly will meet on the same day at 3:00pm to review the Estimates of Expenditure for submission to the House for debate.
The debate on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure will take place on Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday April 30, 2015.
On conclusion of the debate on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure, The House of Assembly will re-convene on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, for the presentation of the Budget Address by Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs, National Development and Social Security.
The Budget Debate will be held on Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15, 2015.