Government of Tuvalu

GOVERNMENT


Updated: January 30, 2011

The total number of members of parliament is Fifteen. Some Islands have two members, while others have one, depending on the number of registered voters on each island. The following candidates are the current representatives of their respective constituency:

MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

September 16, 2010 Election:

Funafuti (2): Mr. Kamuta Latasi and Mr. Kausea Natano

Nanumaga (2): Mr. Falesa Pitoi, Mr. Monise Laafai

Nanumea (2): Mr.Willy Telavi, Mr. Maatia Toafa

Niutao (2): Mr. Fauoa Maani, Mr. Vete Sakaio

Nui (2): Mr. Isaia Italeli Taeia, Mr. Taom Tanukale

Nukufetau (2): Mr. Enele Sopoaga, Mr. Lotoala Metia

Nukulaelae (1): Mr. Namoliki Sualiki

Vaitupu (2): Mr. Apisai Ielemia and Mr. Taukelina Finekaso

 

DECEMBER 24, 2010 GOVERNMENT

Ministers

Prime Minister: Willy Telavi (Nanumea)

Home Affairs: Willy Telavi (Nanumea)

Deputy Prime Minister: Kausea Natano (Funafuti)

Transport, Communications & Public Utilities: Kausea Natano (Funafuti)

Foreign Affairs, Environment, Trade, Labour & Tourism: Apisai Ielemia (Vaitupu)

Finance & Economic Development: Lotoala Metia (Nukufetau)

Education Youth and Sports: Dr. Falesa Pitoi (Nanumaga)

Minister of Health: Taom Tanukale (Nui)

Natural Resources: Isaia Italeli Taeia (Nui)

House Speaker: Kamuta Latasi (Funafuti)

>>Last Government (Formed September 30, 2010)

 

Past Prime Ministers of Tuvalu

  1. Toaripi Lauti 1978 - 1981
Willy Telavi
  2. Tomasi Puapua 1981 - 1989
  3. Bikenibeu Paeniu 1989 - 1993
  4. Kamuta Latasi  1993 - 1996
  5. Bikenibeu Paeniu 1996 - 1999
  6. Ionatana Ionatana 1999 - 2001
  7. Faimalaga Luka 2001
  8. Koloa Talake 2001 - 2002
  9. Saufatu Sopoanga 2002 - 2004
  10. Maatia Toafa 2004 - 2006
  11. Apisai Ielemia 2006 - 2010
  12. Maatia Toafa 2010
  13. Willy Telavi 2010- current Hon Willy Telavi, P.M.


Lauti Ionatana Paeniu Sopoanga


Past Governor Generals of Tuvalu
  1. Sir Fiatao Penitala Teo 1978 - 1986
  2. Tupua Leupena  1986 - 1990
  3. Toaripi Lauti  1990 - 1993
  4. Tomu Sione  1993 - 1994
  5. Manuella Tulaga 1994 - 1998
  6. Tomasi Puapua 1998 - 2003
  7. Faimalaga Luka 2003 - 2005
  8. Filoimea Telito 2005 - 2010
  9. Iakopa Italeli 2010 - current
     
 
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