Head of state: Queen Elizabeth II, represented by a governor
Chief minister: Hubert Hughes
Hubert Hughes and his Anguilla United Movement party won general elections in February 2010, defeating the Anguilla United Front of outgoing PM Osbourne Fleming. The AUM won four out of the seven seats up for grabs.
Mr Hughes was in his 70s when elected for his second stint in office, having previously served as prime minister from 1994 to 2000.
There are seven elected seats in Anguilla's assembly. Four assembly members are appointed; three of them by the governor and one by the ruling party.