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Large flag of Montserrat Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook. ... Country name: conventional long form: none conventional short form: Montserrat Data code: MH Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK Government type: NA Capital: Plymouth (abandoned in 1997 due to volcanic activity; interim government buildings have been built at Brades, in the Carrs Bay/Little Bay vicinity at the...

Governor: Deborah Barnes-Jones
Chief Minister: John Osborne
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Elections Deborah Barnes-Jones is the current (2005) the Governor of Montserrat. ... John Osborne (born 1936) is the chief minister of Montserrat. ... Political parties in Montserrat lists political parties in Montserrat. ... Politics of Montserrat Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Montserrat ...

The Governor of Montserrat is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Montserrat. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government. The main role of the Governor is to appoint the Chief Minister. The British monarch or Sovereign is the monarch and head of state of the United Kingdom and its overseas territories, and is the source of all executive, judicial and (as the Queen-in-Parliament) legislative power. ... A United Kingdom overseas territory (formerly known as a dependent territory or earlier as a crown colony) is a territory that is under the sovereignty and formal control of the United Kingdom but is not part of the United Kingdom proper (almost exclusively Great Britain and Northern Ireland). ... The United Kingdom is a unitary state and a democratic constitutional monarchy. ...


The current Governor is Deborah Barnes-Jones. Deborah Barnes-Jones is the current (2005) the Governor of Montserrat. ...


The Governor has his own flag in Montserrat, the Union Flag defaced with the territory's coat of arms. Flag Ratio: 1:2 The Union Flag or Union Jack is the flag most commonly associated with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and was also used throughout the former British Empire. ...


History

In 2003, a petition signed by 200 people in Montserrat, called upon the British government to sack the resident Governor, at that time, Anthony Longrigg, stating that his policies were ruining the economy of the territory. Longrigg had prevented some citizens from returing to certain areas of the territory threatened by volcanic erruption. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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  • BBC News- "'Sack Montserrat governor' plea"


 
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