Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Flag of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
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Incumbent
Keith Rowley

since 9 September 2015
StyleThe Right Honourable
Term lengthFive years, two terms
Inaugural holderEric Williams
FormationTrinidad and Tobago Constitution
September 24, 1976

Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago has control of the government rests with the Cabinet. The Prime Minister and Cabinet are answerable to the House of Representatives. They have a five year term limit and are appointed by the President of Trinidad and Tobago.

Prime Ministers of Trinidad and Tobago[change | change source]

Prime Minister Term of Office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took Office Left Office Duration
Dominion of Trinidad and Tobago
1 Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
31 August 1962 1 August 1976 13 years, 336 days People's National Movement
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
(1) Eric Williams
(1911–1981)
1 August 1976 29 March 1981
(Died in Office)
4 years, 240 days People's National Movement
2 No image.png George Chambers
(1928–1997)
30 March 1981 18 December 1986 5 years, 263 days People's National Movement
3 A. N. R. Robinson.jpg A. N. R. Robinson
(1926–2014)
19 December 1986 17 December 1991 4 years, 363 days National Alliance for Reconstruction
4 Patrick Manning 2008.jpg Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
17 December 1991 9 November 1995 3 years, 327 days People's National Movement
5 Basdeo Panday.jpg Basdeo Panday
(1933–)
9 November 1995 24 December 2001 6 years, 45 days United National Congress
(4) Patrick Manning 2008.jpg Patrick Manning
(1946–2016)
24 December 2001 26 May 2010 8 years, 153 days People's National Movement
6 Kamla Persad-Bissesar 2013.jpg Kamla Persad-Bissessar
(1952–)
26 May 2010 9 September 2015 5 years, 106 days United National Congress
7 KeithRowley.jpg Keith Rowley
(1949–)
9 September 2015 Incumbent 4 years, 81 days
(as of 29 November 2019)
People's National Movement

There are two living former Prime Ministers: [1]

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