Updated: View Site Map Site Map
Biography
HEROES LEADERS WOMEN HONOURED IN MEMORIAM
Hubert Benjamin Hughes
(15 October 1933 - )
spacer
Hubert Benjamin Hughes

Hubert Benjamin Hughes is an Anguilla politician and former Chief Minister.

Early life

Hubert Benjamin Hughes was born on 15 October 1933.

Career

Hubert Hughes unsuccessfully contested his first election in 1961, as Anguilla’s representative in the Legislative Council in St Kitts, he was 28 years old. Anguilla began holding separate elections under its own constitution, in 1972, and Hughes has contested every election since 1976.

Hughes was the island territory's Chief Minister from 16 March 1994 to 6 March 2000; after which he served as Leader of the OIpposition from 2000 - 2004.

Hughes' Anguilla United Movement (AUM) won general elections in 15 February 2010, defeating the Anguilla United Front of outgoing Chief Minister Osbourne Fleming. The AUM won four out of the seven seats up for grabs. Hughes was sworn in as Chief Minister on 16 February 2010.

Hughes did not run for re-election in 2015.

Sources
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Hughes
http://www.caricom.org/jsp/community/anguilla.jsp?menu=community
Fact Check
We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, or if you would like to share additional information on the topic, kindly contact us!
How to Reference Our Site
To reference our site, please use the following as a general guideline.
APA: KnowledgeWalk Institute. (Date Published). Title of Web Page. Retrieved from (URL)
MLA: "Title of Web Page." caribbeanelections.com. KnowledgeWalk Institute, (date published). Web. Date Accessed.
Chicago: "Title of Web Page," KnowledgeWalk Institute, last modified (date), URL.
Hubert Benjamin Hughes
QUICK FACTS
spacer
OCCUPATION: Politician
 
BORN: 15 October 1933
 
NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Chief Minister of Anguilla: 16 March 1994 - 6 March 2000; 16 February 2010 – 23 April 2015
RELATED RESOURCES
spacer
Anguilla
Chief Ministers of Anguilla
POLITICAL AFFILIATION
Anguilla United Movement
 BROWSE BIOGRAPHY learn more
 SELECT BIOGRAPHIES BY COUNTRY

 National Heroes
 Caribbean Leaders
 Women in Caribbean Politics
 Caribbean Nobel Laureates
 Order of the Caribbean Community Recipients
 In Memoriam
 ABOUT CARIBBEAN ELECTIONS learn more
Caribbean Elections
Caribbean Elections provides comprehensive information on the electoral process, politics, and citizenship in the Caribbean. The portal includes election data and resources for the public, teachers, students, and researchers.
Learn more about CE»