Governor of Anguilla
Coat of Arms of Anguilla
Incumbent
Dileeni Daniel-Selvaratnam

since 18 January 2021
StyleHer Excellency
ResidenceGovernment House, Anguilla
Appointer
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation1982
First holderCharles Godden
WebsiteOffice of the Governor
Standard of the Governor of Anguilla
Standard of the Governor of Anguilla

The Governor of Anguilla is the representative of the monarch in the British Overseas Territory of Anguilla. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government. The Governor is the highest authority on Anguilla, but daily business is handled by local Anguillan elected officials.[1] The main role of the Governor is to appoint the Premier of Anguilla.

The Governor's official residence is Government House at Old Ta. The Governor has her own flag: the Union Flag defaced with the Coat of Arms of Anguilla.

The current Governor is Dileeni Daniel-Selvaratnam, who was sworn in on 18 January 2021.[2]

List of governors of Anguilla

See also

References

  1. ^ Treaster, Joseph B. (17 April 1988). "For Anguilla, Tie to London Is Prosperity". New York Times. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Governor breaks into prayer at swearing-in ceremony". The Anguillian. 25 January 2021. Retrieved 2 February 2021.