Prime Minister of Dominica

head of government of Dominica

The prime minister of Dominica is the head of government in the Commonwealth of Dominica. The position was created on November 3, 1978, when Dominica gained independence from the United Kingdom.

Prime Minister of the
Commonwealth of Dominica
Incumbent
Roosevelt Skerrit

since 8 August 2004
ResidenceFinancial Centre, Kennedy Avenue, Roseau[1]
Inaugural holderPatrick John
Formation3 November 1978
Salary21,666 USD annually[2]
Websitehttp://www.dominica.gov.dm/

Roosevelt Skerrit is the incumbent prime minister. He took the oath on 8 August 2004.

Prime ministers of Dominica (1978–present)

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Status
  Denotes Acting Prime Minister
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
4   Patrick John
(1938–2021)
3 November 1978 25 June 1979 234 days Dominica Labour Party
5   Oliver Seraphin
(1943–)
25 June 1979 21 July 1980 1 year, 26 days Dominica Labour Party
6   Eugenia Charles
(1919–2005)
1980
1985
1990
21 July 1980 14 June 1995 14 years, 328 days Dominica Freedom Party
7   Edison James
(1943–)
1995 14 June 1995 3 February 2000 4 years, 234 days United Workers' Party
8   Rosie Douglas
(1941–2000)
2000 3 February 2000 1 October 2000
(died in office.)
241 days Dominica Labour Party
9   Pierre Charles
(1954–2004)
1 October 2000 3 October 2000 3 years, 97 days Dominica Labour Party
3 October 2000 6 January 2004
(died in office.)
10   Osborne Riviere
(1932–2017)
6 January 2004 8 August 2004 215 days Dominica Labour Party
11   Roosevelt Skerrit
(1972–)
2005
2009
2014
2019
8 August 2004 Incumbent 19 years, 316 days
(as of 19 June 2024)
Dominica Labour Party

References

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  1. http://www.opm.gov.dm/
  2. "A Survey of Remuneration paid to Members of the Parliaments and Legislatures of the Commonwealth, 2004-2005". Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). Archived from the original on 2021-03-01. Retrieved 2021-07-07.