List of Premiers of Bermuda

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Premier of Bermuda
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Incumbent
Michael Dunkley
JP, MP

since 19 May 2014
Style The Honourable
Appointer Governor of Bermuda
Term length At the Governor's pleasure
Formation 19 June 1968
First holder

Sir Henry Tucker

as Government Leader
Website Office of the Premier
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Bermuda

This is a list of Premiers of Bermuda. The Premier is the head of government in the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. The Premier is appointed by the Governor of Bermuda on behalf of the British monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.

The current Premier is Michael Dunkley, JP, MP, since 19 May 2014. He assumed the office following the resignation of Craig Cannonier, JP, MP.[1]

List[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Name
(Birth–Death)
Tenure Political Affiliation Notes
Took Office Left Office
Government Leaders (1968–1973)
1 Sir Henry Tucker
(1903–1986)
10 June 1968 29 December 1971 United Bermuda Party
2 Sir Edward Richards
(1908–1991)
29 December 1971 18 April 1973 United Bermuda Party
Premiers (1973–present)
1 Sir Edward Richards
(1908–1991)
18 April 1973 29 December 1975 United Bermuda Party
2 John Sharpe
(1921–1999)
29 December 1975 30 August 1977 United Bermuda Party
3 David Gibbons
(1927–2014)
30 August 1977 15 January 1982 United Bermuda Party From 1983, Sir David Gibbons
4 John Swan
(1935–)
15 January 1982 25 August 1995 United Bermuda Party From 1990, Sir John Swan
5 David Saul
(1939–)
25 August 1995 27 March 1997 United Bermuda Party
6 Pamela Gordon
(1955–)
27 March 1997 10 November 1998 United Bermuda Party First female Premier (who was not elected)
7 Jennifer Smith
(1947–)
10 November 1998 29 July 2003 Progressive Labour Party First elected Female Premier
8 Alex Scott
(1940–)
29 July 2003 30 October 2006 Progressive Labour Party
9 Ewart Brown
(1946–)
30 October 2006 29 October 2010 Progressive Labour Party
10 Paula Cox
(1964–)
29 October 2010 18 December 2012 Progressive Labour Party
11 Craig Cannonier
(1963–)
18 December 2012 19 May 2014 One Bermuda Alliance Resigned
12 Michael Dunkley
(1958–)
19 May 2014 Incumbent One Bermuda Alliance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hainey, Raymond (19 May 2014). "Dunkley to be sworn in as Premier this morning". Royal Gazette. Retrieved 20 May 2014. 

See also[edit]