Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda

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Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda
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Incumbent
Gaston Browne

since 13 June 2014
StyleThe Right Honourable
His Excellency (diplomatic)
Reports toGovernor-General
Term lengthFive years
Formation1 November 1981
First holderVere Bird
DeputyDeputy Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda
Salary150,000 XCD annually[1]

The prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda is the head of government of the country.

The current prime minister is Gaston Browne, since 13 June 2014.[2]

Chief minister of Antigua (1960–67)[edit]

Elizabeth II (1960–67)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
1
Vere Bird
Vere Bird
(1910–1999)
1 January 196027 February 19677 years, 57 daysABLP1960
1965

Premiers of Antigua (1967–81)[edit]

Elizabeth II (1967–81)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
1
Vere Bird
Vere Bird
(1910–1999)
27 February 196714 February 19713 years, 352 daysABLP
2
George Walter
George Walter
(1928–2008)
14 February 19711 February 19764 years, 352 daysPLM1971
(1)
Vere Bird
Vere Bird
(1910–1999)
1 February 19761 November 19815 years, 273 daysABLP1976
1980

Prime ministers of Antigua and Barbuda (1981–present)[edit]

Elizabeth II (1981–present)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
1
Vere Bird
Vere Bird
(1910–1999)
1 November 19819 March 199412 years, 128 daysABLP1984
1989
2
Lester Bird
Lester Bird
(1938–2021)
9 March 199424 August 200410 years, 168 daysABLP1994
1999
3
Baldwin Spencer
Baldwin Spencer
(born 1948)
24 August 200413 June 20149 years, 293 daysUPP2004
2009
4
Gaston Browne
Gaston Browne
(born 1967)
13 June 2014Incumbent8 years, 58 daysABLP2014
2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ Laws of Antigua and Barbuda. "The Ministers and Parliamentarians Salaries Act" (PDF). laws.gov.ag.
  2. ^ Jacqueline Charles, "Browne becomes new prime minister of Antigua, youngest ever", The Miami Herald, 13 June 2014.

See also[edit]