Updated: View Site Map Site Map
People's Progressive Party (PPP)

The People's Progressive Party (PPP) was a political party in Saint Lucia. The party was established in 1950 as a more business-oriented counterweight to the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). Founders of the PPP included John Pilgrim, E.J. Carasco, Garnet Gordon, W. St. Clair-Daniel, C.H.R. King, Lucius Mason, Ives G. John, A.L. Theodore, and Matherson Mathews.

The PPP fielded electoral teams from 1951 to 1961, running full slates in the 1957 and 1961 general elections. The PPP lost the 1951 elections to the SLP. Elections held in 1954, 1957 and 1961 saw the same outcome, with the PPP and independent candidates never winning more than three seats. Shortly before the 1964 elections the party merged with the National Labour Movement (NLM), a breakaway faction from the Labour Party to form the United Workers Party (UWP), which went on to win the elections.

The party was resurrected for the 1992 elections, but received just 97 votes and failed to win a seat. They did not contest any further elections

Founded 1950
First Election 1951
Last Election 1961
# Elections Contested 4
Status Defunct
Political Parties of Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia Elections
Fact Check
We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, or if you would like to share additional information on the topic, kindly contact us!
How to Reference Our Site
To reference our site, please use the following as a general guideline.
APA: KnowledgeWalk Institute. (Date Published).Title of Web Page. Retrieved from (URL)
MLA: "Title of Web Page." caribbeanelections.com. KnowledgeWalk Institute, (date published). Web. Date Accessed.
Chicago: "Title of Web Page," KnowledgeWalk Institute, last modified (date), URL.
Visit the Saint Lucia Knowledge Centre
 Country Profile
 Country Studies
 Diplomacy & Aid
 Election Observers Reports
 Electoral Legislation
 Heads of Government
 Independence Messages
 Leaders of the Opposition
 National Budgets
 National Strategies and Policies
 Political Parties
 Throne Speeches
 Treaties & Agreements
 UN General Assembly Addresses
 GENERAL TOPICS Visit the Reading Room
 Caribbean Constitutions
 Caribbean Studies
 Citizenship Education
 Free Trade Agreements
 Green Economy
 Global Election Sites
 Human Development Reports
 Human Rights
 International Development Reports
 International Politics
 Multilateral Agencies
 National Budgets
 National Heroes
 National Strategies & Policies
 Political Party Manifestos
 Population and Housing Census
 Regional and International Integration
 Trade and Investment
Caribbean Elections
Caribbean Elections provides comprehensive information on the electoral process, politics, and citizenship in the Caribbean. The portal includes election data and resources for the public, teachers, students, and researchers.
Learn more about CE»
Visit KnowledgeWalk Institute © 2008-2019 KnowledgeWalk Institute. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Statement | Terms of Use  | Advertise With Us | About Us | Contact Us