Mrs. Cleone Stapleton Simmonds of the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) is the second candidate nominated to contest in a by-election on March 05, 2020, to fill a position left vacant by Hon. Joseph Parry the only opposition member in the Nevis Island Assembly at the time of his retirement from the assembly and from active politics on December 31, 2019.
The Cabinet of the Nevis Island Administration met for the first time on January 08, 2020, in Cabinet Room at Pinney’s Estate, and Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis used the opportunity to pay homage to Hon. Joseph Parry, for his service to the people of Nevis following his official exit from active politics as of December 31, 2019.