Political Profile

Grenada gained independence from Britain in 1974 and is an independent nation within the British Commonwealth. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II is the Head of State and is represented locally by the Governor General, who is appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister. Grenada has a West Minister Style Parliamentary form of Government.  The Parliament which exercises legislative power consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate.  Executive power lies with the Prime Minister and his Cabinet.  General Elections are held every five (5) years.

For more information please see the official Government of Grenada website http://www.gov.gd.

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