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Governor of Anguilla

Governor of Anguilla
Coat of Arms of Anguilla
Christina Scott
Style Her Excellency
Residence Government House, Anguilla
Appointer Queen Elizabeth II
as Queen of the United Kingdom
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation 1982
First holder Charles Godden
Website Office of the Governor
Standard of the Governor of Anguilla
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The Governor of Anguilla is the representative of the British Monarch in the United Kingdom's 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 Office of the Governor has its own flag in Anguilla, the Union Flag defaced with the territory's coat of arms.

The current Governor is Christina Scott, who was appointed in 2013.


  • List of Governors of Anguilla 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

List of Governors of Anguilla

  1. Charles Harry Godden 1982–1983
  2. Alastair Turner Baillie 1983–1987
  3. Geoffrey Owen Whittaker 1987–1989
  4. Brian G.J. Canty 1989–1992
  5. Alan W. Shave 1992–1995
  6. Alan Hoole 1995–1996
  7. Robert Harris 1996–2000
  8. Roger Cousins (acting) 2000
  9. Peter Johnstone 2000–2004
  10. Mark Andrew Capes (acting) 2004
  11. Alan Huckle 2004–2006
  12. Mark Andrew Capes (acting) 2006
  13. Andrew George 10 July 2006 – 11 March 2009
  14. Stanley Reid (acting) 11 March 2009 – 21 April 2009
  15. Alistair Harrison 21 April 2009 – 23 July 2013
  16. Christina Scott 23 July 2013 – present

See also


  1. ^ Treaster, Joseph B. (1988-04-17). "For Anguilla, Tie to London Is Prosperity".  

External links

  • Government of Anguilla – H.E. The Governor
  • Governor George has left the island, new Governor expected in April
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