Governor of Anguilla

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Governor of Anguilla
Coat of arms of Anguilla.svg
Coat of Arms of Anguilla
Incumbent
Tim Foy

since 21 August 2017
Style His Excellency
Residence Government House, Anguilla
Appointer
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation 1982
First holder Charles Godden
Website Office of the Governor
Standard of the Governor of Anguilla
Coat of arms of Anguilla.svg
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The Governor of Anguilla is the representative of the monarch British Overseas Territory of Anguilla. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government. The Governor is the highest authority on Anguilla, but daily business is handled by local Anguillan elected officials.[1] The main role of the Governor is to appoint the Chief Minister of Anguilla.

The Governor's official residence is Government House at Old Ta. The Governor has his own flag, the Union Flag defaced with the Coat of Arms of Anguilla.

The current Governor is Tim Foy, who was sworn in on 21 August 2017.[2]

List of Governors of Anguilla

See also

References

  1. ^ Treaster, Joseph B. (1988-04-17). "For Anguilla, Tie to London Is Prosperity". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-03-17.
  2. ^ "New Governor for Anguilla welcomed, sworn into office". SXM Talks. St Maarten / St Martin. 22 August 2017.

External links

  • Government of Anguilla – H.E. The Governor
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