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The Cabinet is composed of two official members and five elected members, called ministers; one of whom is designated premier.

The official members are the deputy governor and the attorney general. They are appointed by the governor in accordance with Her Majesty's instructions, and although they have seats in the Legislative Assembly, under the 2009 Constitution, they do not vote.

The five ministers are voted into office by the 15 elected members of the Legislative Assembly. One of the ministers, the leader of the majority political party, is appointed premier by the governor.

After consulting the premier, the governor allocates a portfolio of responsibilities to each Cabinet member. Under the principle of collective responsibility, all ministers are obliged to support in the Assembly any measures approved by Cabinet.

Members of Cabinet
Post Member
Office of the Governor H.E. Helen Kilpatrick, CB
Premier; Minister of Home and Community Affairs Hon Alden M. McLaughlin, Jr. MBE, JP, MLA
Deputy Governor; Portfolio of the Civil Service Hon. Franz Manderson, Cert. Hon.
Deputy Premier; Minister of District Administration, Tourism and Transport Hon Moses I. Kirkconnell, JP, MLA
Minister of Health, Sports, Youth, and Culture Hon Osbourne Bodden, MLA
Minister of Finance and Economic Development Hon. Marco Archer, MLA
Minister of Financial Services, Commerce, and Environment Hon. Wayne Panton, MLA
Minister of Education, Employment, and Gender Affairs Hon. Tara Rivers, MLA
Member Responsible for Legal Affairs Hon. Samuel W. Bulgin, JP, QC
As at 29 May 2013
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