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New Speaker of the House is Elected

At a meeting of the Executive Council on 27 February Mr Keith Biles was elected as the new Speaker of the House and Mr Anton Livermore CPM was elected as Deputy Speaker.  Keith Biles was a member of the overseas staff of a major international British bank for 25 years, living and working in many parts of the world.  He arrived in the Falkland Islands in 1995 to take up an appointment as manager of the local branch of the bank, and retired from that position in 2002.  He is active in many roles within the voluntary sector in the Islands and his wife, the Rev. Kathy Biles, is the Associate Minister of Christ Church Cathedral in Stanley.