Barry Elsby

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The Honourable
Barry Elsby
Barry Elsby (cropped).jpg
Member of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly
for Stanley
Assumed office
15 December 2011
Preceded by Emma Edwards
Personal details
Nationality Falkland Islander
Political party Nonpartisan
Spouse(s) Bernadette

Barry Elsby is a British born, Falkland Islands doctor and politician, who has served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Stanley constituency since a by-election in 2011 which filled the seat vacated by Emma Edwards.[1] He won re-election in 2013.

Elsby first came to the Falklands with his family in 1990, initially on a two-year contract. He works at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Stanley as a general practitioner, specialising in Cancer Research.[2] Before his election to the Legislative Assembly, Elsby was a member of the Media Trust, acting as the Chief Medical Officer on several occasions and was elected by parents to the Board of Education.[3]


  1. ^ ""We are in a war of attrition… and we can’t let Argentina win", says Falklands MLA". MercoPress. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Falklands benefit from cancer screening". BBC News. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Juanita Brock (2 December 2001). "Falklands: Election Manifesto Speech of Barry Elsby". Falkland Islands News Network. Retrieved 17 December 2011.