St Helena is governed within a democratic system where the people of St Helena elect members of the public to represent them in Legislative Council (LegCo).
There are 12 Councillors in LegCo representing the whole Island, who among themselves then elect five members to sit on Executive Council (ExCo) which advises the Governor in most areas of government policy.
To vote in the Elections you must be aged 17 and over, registered on the Electoral Roll and also meet certain criteria (also found in the Constitution).
Three Ex official and non-elected members also sit on LegCo – the Chief Secretary, the Financial Secretary and the Attorney General.
Executive Council – Executive Council is the highest policy-making body on St Helena and consists of five Councillors from Legislative Council. They are Derek Thomas, Christine Scipio-O’Dean, Lawson Henry, Russell Yon and Anthony Green.
There are five Council Committees –
There is also a further Committee for Public Accounts –
Highways Authority Committee Minutes
HA Minutes 14.12.17
HA Minutes 16.11.17
HA Minutes 19.10.17
HA Minutes 21.09.17
Councillor Green’s Report on 16th OCT-EU Forum held in Brussels (19 – 23 Feb 2018)
Councillor Lawson Henry’s Report of Attendance to JMC OT EN and EU 2017
Councillor Ward Pearce’s Report on 65th Seminar on Parliamentary Practice and Procedures