The new session of Parliament opens on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
Governor General of Saint Lucia Dame Pearlette Louisy will deliver the traditional Throne Speech at 11 a.m.
Following the Throne Speech, the Standing Finance Committee of the House will meet on April 24, 2013, at 10 a.m. Thereafter, the debate on the estimates of revenue and expenditure will take place on April 25 and 26, 2013.
On conclusion of the debate on the estimates of revenue and expenditure, the House of Assembly will re-convene on a date to be announced for the presentation of the Budget Address by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs, National Development and Social Security, Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, .