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, Edward Davis) 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 last general election was held on 26 November 2015.
|The Hon. Fabian Picardo||Chief Minister|
|The Hon. Dr. Joseph Garcia||Deputy Chief Minister (also takes on the role as the Minister for Brexit and Europe)|
|The Hon. John Cortes||Minister for Environment, Energy, Climate Change and Education (responsible for Education, Heritage, Urban Renewal and the maintenance, administration and operation of tourist sites and beaches)|
|The Hon. Albert Isola||Minister for Commerce (responsible for Business and Commercial Affairs, IT, eGovernment, e-Commerce and Postal Services)|
|The Hon. Samantha Sacramento||Minister for Housing and Equality (responsible for Civic Rights, Citizen’s Advice, Ombudsman, Consumer Affairs, Data Protection and Health and Safety)|
|The Hon. Gilbert Licudi||Minister for Tourism, Employment, Commercial Aviation and The Port (responsible for Tourism, Commercial Aviation, the Port, and Maritime Services and Employment)|
|The Hon. Joe Bossano||Minister for Economic Development, Telecommunications and the Gibraltar Savings Bank (GSB) (responsible for Public Sector Efficiency and Procurement)|
|The Hon. Neil Costa||Minister for Health, Care and Justice (responsible for the Gibraltar Health Authority, Elderly Residential Services, Social Services, The Disabled, and Justice)|
|The Hon. Paul Balban||Minister for Infrastructure and Planning (retains responsibility for Town Planning, Technical Services, and Traffic)|
|The Hon. Steven Linares||Minister for Culture, Media, Youth, and Sports (responsible for Broadcasting and the Media)|
- Gibraltar Parliament
- Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (Gibraltar)
- Politics of Gibraltar
- Political development in modern Gibraltar
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- Isolas Gibraltar Lawyers (ed.). "Gibraltar Parliament". Retrieved 2012-09-14.
- "Chief Minister reshuffles the Cabinet (HM Gov't of Gibraltar 'Press Release')" (PDF).