Prime Minister of Barbados

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Prime Minister of Barbados
Coat of arms of Barbados (2).svg
Mia mottley.jpg
Incumbent
Mia Mottley

since 25 May 2018
StyleThe Right Honourable
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderErrol Barrow
Formation18 November 1966

The Prime Minister of Barbados is the head of government of Barbados. The Prime Minister is picked by the Queen of Barbados. The Governor-General is responsible for holding the parliamentary elections. He says which one of the electors is Prime Minister.

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Barbados.

Premiers of Barbados (1953-1966)[change | change source]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
1 Grantley Herbert Adams 1 February 1953 17 April 1958 Barbados Labour Party
2 Hugh Gordon Cummins 17 April 1958 8 December 1961 Barbados Labour Party
3 Errol Barrow 8 December 1961 18 November 1966 Democratic Labour Party

Prime Ministers of Barbados (1966-Present)[change | change source]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
1 Errol Barrow 18 November 1966 8 September 1976 Democratic Labour Party
2 John "Tom" Adams* 8 September 1976 11 March 1985 Barbados Labour Party
3 Bernard St. John 11 March 1985 29 May 1986 Barbados Labour Party
(1) Errol Barrow* 29 May 1986 1 June 1987 Democratic Labour Party
4 Erskine Sandiford 1 June 1987 7 September 1994 Democratic Labour Party
5 Owen Arthur 7 September 1994 16 January 2008 Barbados Labour Party
6 David Thompson* David Thompson.jpg 16 January 2008 23 October 2010 Democratic Labour Party
7 Freundel Stuart Freundel Stuart June 2010.jpg 23 October 2010 25 May 2018 Democratic Labour Party
8 Mia Mottley Mia mottley.jpg 25 May 2018 Incumbent Barbados Labour Party
  • * Note - Died in office