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Office of the Prime Minister of Barbados (c.a. November 2000)

This is a list of current and former Barbadian heads of government. The pre-independence title for this post was known as Premier, the post-independence title is currently known as a Prime Minister.


Premiers (Pre-Independence)

Incumbent Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
Grantley Herbert Adams 1 February 1954 17 April 1958 Barbados Labour Party
Hugh Gordon Cummins 17 April 1958 8 December 1961 Barbados Labour Party
Errol Barrow 8 December 1961 18 November 1966 Democratic Labour Party

Prime Ministers (Post-Independence)

Incumbent Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
Errol Barrow 18 November 1966 8 September 1976 Democratic Labour Party
J.M.G.M. (Tom) Adams 8 September 1976 11 March 1985 Barbados Labour Party
Bernard St. John 11 March 1985 29 May 1986 Barbados Labour Party
Errol Barrow 29 May 1986 1 June 1987 Democratic Labour Party
Erskine Sandiford 1 June 1987 7 September 1994 Democratic Labour Party
Owen Arthur 7 September 1994 16 January 2008 Barbados Labour Party
David Thompson 16 January 2008 Incumbent Democratic Labour Party


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