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Bermuda is an island country with its own distinct national identity, but not a sovereign state.It is the smallest in size but economically the most advanced, prosperous and populated per square mile as well as the oldest of all the fourteen British Overseas Territories (BOTs, see below).As a BOT, Her Majesty the Queen is Bermuda's official Head of State. which costs the Bermuda taxpayers million a year.The Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bermuda (see next paragraph) is appointed by The Queen (on the advice of the British Government in London) after consultation with the Premier of Bermuda. It is for the upkeep of Government House and its 30-plus pristine acres and for the Governor and Deputy Governor's (both from Britain) salary and their cars, their security, their travel, their housekeepers, their domestic staff and their accommodation.However, under British-UK law, so long as Bermuda remains a British Overseas Territory, Bermudians can, on application, obtain automatic British-UK citizenship and passports and can come and go as they please between Bermuda and the United Kingdom.As a dependent territory of Britain, all dealings on behalf of Bermuda with Westminster in London are officially managed by Government House, where the Governor lives.It has more tax powers in Bermuda than any of the devolved Scottish, Welch and Northern Irish parliaments and those of other, larger but less affluent BOTs.
Only in external affairs, some aspects of the judiciary, some areas of defence and some areas of the police is Bermuda subject to UK oversight.
In Britain, the Queen reads the speech and in British Commonwealth countries, Governors or Governors General do.
His Excellency the Governor has his own Flag of Office.
All business between Bermuda and the governments of other countries are handled by Britain.
The Bermuda Government controls, manages and overseas all aspects of Bermuda in Bermuda except for defence, foreign affairs and internal security which come under the remit of the British Governor.