Government of Gibraltar
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Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar is the democratically elected government of the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The government has Queen Elizabeth II (represented by a governor - currently, Sir Adrian Johns) as its head of state. Elections in Gibraltar are held every four years, with a unicameral parliament of 18 members (17 members elected by popular vote and, the "Speaker" - currently, Adolfo Canepa, appointed by Parliament). The terms are also four years.
The Cabinet (Council of Ministers) is generally formed by 10 of the 17 elected Members of Parliament, through choice made by the Chief Minister with the approval of the Governor. The seven remaining members constitute the Opposition (Shadow Cabinet).
The Cabinet elected as from July 2013:
|The Hon. Fabian Picardo||Chief Minister|
|The Hon. Dr. Joseph Garcia||Deputy Chief Minister|
|The Hon. John Cortes||Minister for Health and Environment|
|The Hon. Albert Isola||Minister for Financial Services and Gaming|
|The Hon. Samantha Sacramento||Minister for Equality, Social Services and the Elderly|
|The Hon. Gilbert Licudi||Minister for Education, Telecommunications and Justice|
|The Hon. Joe Bossano||Minister for Enterprise, Training, Employment and Health and Safety|
|The Hon. Neil Costa||Minister for Tourism, Public Transport and the Port|
|The Hon. Paul Balban||Minister for Housing, Traffic, and Technical Services|
|The Hon. Steven Linares||Minister for Sports, Culture, Heritage and Youth|
- Gibraltar Parliament
- Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (Gibraltar)
- Politics of Gibraltar
- Political development in modern Gibraltar
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