The new Governor Designate, Ms Lisa Phillips (photo attached), will be arriving on the RMS St Helena on Tuesday 26 April 2016.

Lisa PhillipsShe will be met onboard by the Acting Governor, the Chief Secretary and the Aide De Camp – who will accompany her ashore, where she will be welcomed by the Vicar General, the Honourable Speaker, the Sheriff and Honourable Members.

Ms Phillips, accompanied by officials, will walk from the Customs Terminal along the Seafront to the Castle entrance, before proceeding to Plantation House. The Inauguration Ceremony will subsequently take place in front of the Supreme Court Terrace, starting at 2pm, when uniformed contingents and schoolchildren will be on parade.

Her Excellency will then proceed to the Governor’s Office at the Castle where she will be able to greet Councillors, officials, dignitaries and members of the public.

Ms Phillips will be accompanied on the RMS by Mr Alex Cameron, Head of the Southern Oceans Department in FCO’s Overseas Territories Directorate – who will be visiting the Island for the second time from Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 April 2016.



15 April 2016

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