Chris Thomas (2013)
House of Keys by election for Douglas West on May 23, 2013.
Constituency: Douglas West (2013)
Personal Details (2013)
Full Name: Christopher Charles Thomas
Married: Yes, Tania
Children: Yes, Sasha (13), Max (11), Kitty (9)
Age on day of election: 50
Place of Birth: Sussex, brought up Lake District
Hobbies and interests: Double bass, TT triathlon participation (running, swimming, cycling), Chairman UN Association organising Model Security Council & events
General Details (2013)
Occupation: Financial Analyst
Previous political experience: Much, especially in that I have worked for 20 years as technical specialist supporting Ministers of Finance & Economy & central bankers & financial regulators. I am also UNA Chairman, Douglas Councillor, Health Services Consultative Committee member & am contributing to legal aid review.
Independent candidate: Yes
Political Affiliation: Positive Action Group
Why this candidates wants to be a member of the House of Keys (2013)
Firstly to get public endorsement of my vision for the Governance, Economy & Government of the Isle of Man & for Douglas in 2020 & my sketch of what needs doing to realise it. Secondly to be an independent public representative working to get these policies & actions implemented in coming years. I pledge to: i) apply my financial analytical skills, local knowledge & international experience to ensure that light is shone on options; ii) force real policy & budget debate in the interests of the whole community; iii) work with others to bring better alternatives when necessary; iv) follow up issues & complaints to enhance public administration; & v) communicate with the whole community online & face-to-face.
|Letter to constituents (2013)|
|Election poster (2013)|