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The Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands is the political leader and head of government. The post of Premier is the equivalent to Chief Minister or Prime Minister in other British Overseas Territories. It is the highest political level that can be attained within the British colonial system. Prior to 2006, the position was known as the Chief Minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The current Premier is Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson of the People's Democratic Movement (PDM), since 19 December 2016.
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The Hon Sharlene CARTWRIGHT-ROBINSON
Premier: 19 Dec 2016   - incumbent
People's Democratic Movement
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Heads of Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands
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James Alexander George Smith 'JAGS' McCARTNEY
Chief Minister: 31 Aug 1976 - 9 May 1980
People's Democratic Movement

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Oswald O'Neil SKIPPINGS
Chief Minister:19 Jun 1980 - Nov 1980
People's Democratic Movement

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Norman Benjamin SAUNDERS
Chief Minister: Nov 1980 - 28 Mar 1985
Progressive National Party

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Nathaniel Joseph Selver FRANCIS
Chief Minister: 28 Mar 1985 - 25 Jul 1986
Progressive National Party

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Office suspended (25 Jul 1986 – 3 Mar 1988)
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Oswald O'Neil SKIPPINGS
Chief Minister:3 Mar 1988 - Apr 1991
People's Democratic Movement

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Charles Washington MISICK
Chief Minister: Apr 1991 - 31 Jan 1995
Progressive National Party

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Derek Hugh TAYLOR
Chief Minister: 31 Jan 1995 - 15 Aug 2003
People's Democratic Movement

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Michael Eugene MISICK
Chief Minister: 15 Aug 2003 - 9 Aug 2006
Premier: 9 Aug 2006 - 23 Mar 2009
Progressive National Party

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Oliver Galmo WILLIAMS
Premier: 9 Aug 2006 - 23 Mar 2009
Progressive National Party

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Office suspended (14 Aug 2009 - 13 Nov 2012)
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Rufus Washington EWING
Premier: 13 Nov 2012 - 19 Dec 2016
Progressive National Party

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Sharlene CARTWRIGHT-ROBINSON
Premier: 19 Dec 2016 - incumbent
People's Democratic Movement

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