FACTOID # 19: Cheap sloppy joes: Looking for reduced-price lunches for schoolchildren? Head for Oklahoma!
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Legislative Council of the Falkland Islands
Politics - Politics portal
Falkland Islands

This article is part of the series:
Politics and government of
the Falkland Islands
Politics, sometimes defined as the art and science of government. ... Falkland Islands Coat of Arms. ... Country name: conventional long form: none conventional short form: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Data code: FA Dependency status: overseas territory of the United Kingdom, also claimed by Argentina Government type: NA Capital: Stanley Administrative divisions: none (overseas territory of the UK; also claimed by Argentina) Independence: none (overseas territory of...

Nowadays, the Governor of the Falkland Islands is the local representative of the British Crown in the Falkland Islands. ... His Excellency Howard John Stredder Pearce, CVO (born April 13, 1949 in Twickenham) is the Governor of the Falkland Islands and the Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI). ... Chris Simpkins has been Chief Executive of the Falkland Islands since March 2003. ... Country name: conventional long form: none conventional short form: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Data code: FA Dependency status: overseas territory of the United Kingdom, also claimed by Argentina Government type: NA Capital: Stanley Administrative divisions: none (overseas territory of the UK; also claimed by Argentina) Independence: none (overseas territory of... The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic. ...

The Legislative Council has 10 members, 8 of which are elected every 4 years and 2 members ex officio. As of the last elections, 17 November 2005, only non-partisans have been elected; there are no active political parties in the Falkland Islands. The next elections will be held in November 2009. 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Summary of the 17 November 2005 Legislative Council election results
Candidates Seats
Non-partisans 8
Ex officio members 2
Total (turnout %) 10

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m