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Area: 102 sq km (39 sq miles)
Population: 4,483
Capital City: Brades (de facto), Little Bay (planned)
Last Election: 11 Sep 2014
Next Election: Sep 2019
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 Montserrat Parliament Learn more
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 Legislative Assembly of Montserrat
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 Cabinet of Montserrat
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  Election Centre 2014 Learn more
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  General Election Results 2014
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  Political Parties Contesting 2014 Election
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 National Budgets Learn more
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 2018 Budget Statement
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 2017 Budget Statement
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  Biographies Learn more
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  Governors
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  Heads of Government
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Montserrat
 Biographies
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 Country Profile
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 Country Studies
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 Diplomacy & Aid
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 Elections
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 Electoral Legislation
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 Governors
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 Heads of Government
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 Inaugural Addresses
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 Leaders of the Opposition
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 Manifestos
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 National Budgets
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 National Strategies and Policies
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 Parliament
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Key Country Facts
Government Type A parliamentary representative democratic dependency
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Independence None (overseas territory of the UK)
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Constitution Effective 27 September 2011 | Learn more »
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Legal system Based on English common law | Learn more »
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Suffrage 18 years of age; universal
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Executive Branch Head of State: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor Andrew PEARCE (since 1 February 2018) | Learn more »

Head of Government: Premier Donaldson ROMEO (since 12 September 2014) | Learn more »

Cabinet: Executive Council consists of the governor, the Premier, 3 other ministers, the attorney general, and the finance secretary | Learn more »

Elections: The monarchy is hereditary; Governor appointed by the monarch; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party usually becomes Premier
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Legislative Branch Unicameral Legislative Assembly (11 seats; 9 members popularly elected to serve five-year terms; the attorney general and financial secretary sit as ex-officio members) | Learn more »

Elections: last held on 11 September 2014 (next to be held by 2019) | Learn more »

Election results: People's Democratic Movement (PDM) - 7 seats; Movement fo Change and Prosperity (MCAP) - 2 | Learn more »
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Judicial Branch High Court (judge provided by Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court)
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  National Heroes Learn more
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 Profiles of National Heroes
  Electoral Legislation Learn more
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 Laws governing the electoral process
  Political Parties Learn more
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 Background on political parties and related groups
  National Strategies and Policies Learn more
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 Strategies and Policies by Sector
 Governors' Inaugural Addresses Learn more
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 Inaugural Addresses by the Governor
 Montserrat Timeline Learn more
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Timeline of political events in Montserrat
Media & Links
MEDIA TITLE TYPE NOTES
ZTV Television Television Government-owned station
ZJB Radio Montserrat Radio Government-owned station
The Montserrat Reporter Press Weekly newspaper
LINKS
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