67th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

St Helena Legislative Council

Mr Cyril Gunnell, MLC, Speaker of the Legislative Council
CPA St Helena Branch President
Legislative Council of St Helena Speaker.cgunnell@helanta.co.sh
Ms Anita Legg, Clerk to the Legislative Council
CPA St Helena Branch Secretary
Legislative Council of St Helena anita.legg@sainthelena.gov.sh

Joined the Commonwealth (via the UK): 19 November 1926

CPA Branch Formed: Subsidiary branch initially then Auxiliary Branch in 1973.

Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral - Legislative Council (12)

Parliament/Legislature website: Legislative Council of St Helena

Standing Orders: Click here


Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: Eight - Access and Transport Committee; Civil Society, Tourism and Leisure Committee; Economy and Finance Committee; Education and Employment Committee; Health and Social Welfare Committee; Home and International Committee; Infrastructure and Utilities Committee; and, the Natural Resources, Development and Environment Committee.

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Public Accounts Committee -section 69 of the St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (Constitution) Order, 2009 refers.

Recent articles in The Parliamentarian:

Recent activities:

Key Facts

CPA Branch Formed
01 Jan 1970
Voting Age
First Parliament
20 May 1905
Seat of Parliament