Prime Minister of the Bahamas

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Prime Minister of The Bahamas
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Incumbent
The Hon. Perry Christie, P.C., M.P.

since 8 May 2012
Style The Honourable
Appointer

Sir Arthur Foulkes

Governor-General of the Bahamas
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holder Sir Lynden Pindling
Formation 1969
Website bahamas.gov.bs
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Bahamas
Foreign relations

This is a list of Prime Ministers of the Bahamas.

Office of the Prime Minister[edit]

The Prime Minister of the Bahamas is the head of the Government of the Bahamas. He is also the Minister of Finance and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Centreville. Duties of the Prime Minister include:

  1. the Grand Bahama Port Authority
  2. the Public Utilities Commission
  3. City of Nassau revitalisation project
  4. Industrial and hotel encouragement
  5. Bahamas Information Services
  6. National Economic Council
  7. Promotion and facilitation of investment
  8. Development in the Family Islands

Agencies under the prime minister include:

  • Department of Lands and Surveys
  1. Lands and Surveying
  2. Acquiring Land
  • Department of Local Government
  1. Relations with Local Government Agencies
  2. Local improvement associations

List of heads of government of the Bahamas (1955-Present)[edit]

Chief Minister of The Bahama Islands (1955–1964)[edit]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political affiliation
Took office Left office
1 Sir Roland Symonette No image.png 1955 7 January 1964   United Bahamian Party

Premiers of The Bahama Islands (1964–1969)[edit]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political affiliation
Took office Left office
(1) Sir Roland Symonette No image.png 7 January 1964 16 January 1967   United Bahamian Party
2 Lynden Pindling No image.png 16 January 1967 1969   Progressive Liberal Party

Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahama Islands (1969–1973)[edit]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political affiliation
Took office Left office
(1) Lynden Pindling No image.png 1969 10 July 1973   Progressive Liberal Party

Prime Ministers of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas (1973–Present)[edit]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political affiliation
Took office Left office
(1) Sir Lynden Pindling Sirlyndenpindling.jpg 10 July 1973 21 August 1992   Progressive Liberal Party
2 Hubert Ingraham Hubert Ingraham.jpg 21 August 1992 3 May 2002   Free National Movement
3 Perry Christie Perry Christie 2013 (cropped).jpg 3 May 2002 4 May 2007   Progressive Liberal Party
(2) Hubert Ingraham Hubert Ingraham.jpg 4 May 2007 8 May 2012   Free National Movement
(3) Perry Christie Perry Christie 2013 (cropped).jpg 8 May 2012 Incumbent   Progressive Liberal Party

Deputy Prime Ministers[edit]

Sources[edit]

See also[edit]