Head of State: HM Queen Elizabeth II
Head of Government: Premier Hon. Alden McNee McLaughlin Jr. MBE MLA
Capital City (location of Parliament): George Town
Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral - Legislative Assembly (19 elected)
CPA UK & Cayman Islands
Since 2016, CPA UK has partnered with the Legislative Assembly as part of the CPA UK-led UK Overseas Territories Project on Public Financial Management. As part of this project, CPA UK has partnered with the Legislative Assembly in supporting the strengthening of the PAC.
Previously, CPA BIMR has conducted Election Observation Missions for the 2013 and 2017 elections in Cayman Islands.
Parliamentarians from the Cayman Islands regularly attend CPA UK's multilateral events such as the Westminster Seminar on Parliamentary Practice and Procedure and the Westminster Workshop on Public Accounts Committees.
Our Recent Programmes
CAPAC Caribbean Regional Workshop, Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, 21-23 January 2020.
The CAPAC Caribbean Regional Workshop was attended by 31 Chairs, Members and Clerks from 11 Commonwealth Public Accounts Committees in the region. Participating PACs joined from Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago and Turks and Caicos Islands. Delegates exchanged good practice for financial scrutiny and oversight and collaborated to find approaches to shared challenges. The workshop formed part of CPA UK's work in the Commonwealth Partnership for Democracy (CP4D). Please click here for more information on the programme.
Westminster Workshop on Public Accounts Committees – Westminster, 4-6 December 2017
CPA UK's series of capacity building Westminster Workshops have explored the role of parliamentarians and parliamentary Public Accounts Committees (PACs) in financial oversight, providing practical training and knowledge to Commonwealth PACs. The 2017 Westminster Workshop aimed to further the role of parliamentarians in the promotion of tax transparency and the prevention of tax avoidance.
Election Observation Mission to the Cayman Islands General Election, Cayman Islands, 19-27 May 2017
CPA UK organised the CPA BIMR conducted an Election Observation Mission to assess the electoral process in accordance with international commitments for elections as well as the laws of the Cayman Islands.
CPA UK & UK Overseas Territories’ Parliamentary Forum: Supporting the Role of Public Accounts Committees & Audit Institutions, Miami, 1-2 March 2017
The 2017 Parliamentary Forum on oversight of public funds launched the UK Overseas Territories (UKOT) Project. Chairs of Public Accounts Committees (PACs) and Heads of Internal and External Audit from nine UK Overseas Territories came together to discuss common challenges as well as their priorities for the three-year project.
Election Observation Mission to Cayman Islands General Election, Cayman Islands, 16-27 May 2013
CPA UK led an Election Observation Mission to assess the electoral process in accordance with international commitments for elections as well as the laws of the Cayman Islands.