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Falkland Islands (Female suffrage 1949) British Crown Colony.
are 8 members of the Legislative Council. Each year three of the MLC’s are
elected to the Executive Council for a one year period.
Member of Executive Council Mary Jennings
Government Representative in London Sukey Cameron
Member of Executive Council in charge of Public Works and Housing Sharon Halford . . (b. 1953-)
2009-13 Councillor responsible for the Portfolios of Health and Medical Services, Social Services, Child Protection, Lands, Planning and Building and Transport
She is a 6th Generation Falkland Islander and was not reelected to the Legislative Council in November 2001 and 2013, but was elected in 2009
She is both Clerk of the Executive and Legislative Council and has worked with the government since 1962. (b. 1955-).
. (b. 1953-)
Member of Executive Council in charge of Education Jan Cheek
2009-13 Councillor and Member of the Executive Council in charge of the Portfolios of Education, Youth Development, Leisure Services, Arts and Culture and the Falkland Islands Government Office in the UK
2013- Holder of the Portfolio of Trade and Industry and Deputy Holder of the Portfolio of Policy and Public Relations
2006 Acting Governor (05-25.08)
Also Assistant Commissioner to South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, until she was appointed Chief Executive of the two territories (based in the Government House in the Falklands. She previously worked in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Chief Executive of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 2007-09.
2005-09 Councillor in charge of the Portfolios
of Corporate services, Administration, Human Resources, Public Relations, The
Government Office, Treasury, Taxation, Information Technology, EU Issues, and
Stanley Services Limited, Regulatory Services, Attorney General's Chambers,
Registry, Customs, Immigration, Civil Aviation Authority, Justice, Post and
Telecommunications, Education and Training, Youth Development and Leisure
Services Janet Robertson
Not re-elected in 2009.
2005-09 Councillor Andrea Clausen
2005, 2007-09 Member of the Executive Council in charge the Portfolios of Regulatory Services, Attorney General's Chambers, Registry, Customs, Immigration, Civil Aviation Authority, Justice, Post and Telecommunications, Education and Training, Youth Development and Leisure Services, Industries and Development, Fisheries, Falkland Island Development Corporation, Port and Harbour. Not re-elected in 2009.
2009-11 Councillor in charge of the Portfolios
of Tourism, Minerals, Housing, Environment and Heritag Emma Edwards
Resigned because she left the country. (b. 1971-)
2012- 1. Secretary Sandra Tyler-Haywood
2014 Acting Governor
Former Ambassador to Eritrea.
2012- Director of Finance Nicola Granger
Ex-officio Member of the Legislative Assembly
2013- Holder of the Porfolio of Natural Resources, Deputy Holer of the Portfolio of Public Works and Member of the Executive Council Phyl Rendell
Member of the Legislative Assembly from 2013.
Last update 04.09.14