A new Council for Ascension Island has today been announced by Returning Officer Dean Hambleton-Ayling, following an Island-wide election on Thursday 1 September 2016.
The following candidates have been duly elected to serve as Members of the Ascension Island Council:
- Samantha Jean Arms-Lawrence, Georgetown
- Marie-Anne Mabel Dennis, Two Boats
- Jacqueline Rose Ellick, Georgetown
- Keturah Viola George, Georgetown
- Nicholas Ivan John, Georgetown
The new Ascension Island Council met for the first time on Friday 2 September, when members Keturah George, Marie-Anne Dennis, Jacqui Ellick and Samantha Arms-Lawrence took the Oaths of Office. Nicholas John will take the prescribed Oaths when he returns from overseas leave.
From time to time the Island Council invites the public to express their views on proposed legislation. Please be assured that submissions made through the website will be received by Councillors anonymously. You can contact the Councillors by clicking on their pictures or by using the contact form at the bottom of this page. This form can also be used to contact Councillors with your views or comments on any other issues as appropriate.