Who's who in the new cabinet?

Monday, October 10th, 2016 10:00am

Chief Minister chooses brand new cabinet

Chief Minister Howard Quayle has unveiled his new Council of Ministers.

The members of government's new-look cabinet are as below.

 

Howard R Quayle MHK

Howard Quayle: Chief Minister (Cabinet Office)

Succeeds: Allan Bell

Political Experience: MHK for Middle. First elected to House of Keys 2011. Minister for DHSC 2011-2016.

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Chris Thomas: Policy & Reform (Cabinet Office)

Succeeds: John Shimmin

Political Experience: First elected to the House of Keys in 2013; member of Department of Home Affairs 2014-2016; member of Department of Infrastructure 2014-2016

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Ray Harmer: Department of Infrastructure

Succeeds: Phil Gawne

Political Experience: First elected as MHK for Peel in 2015; member of the Department of Health and Social Care 2015-2016; member of the Department of Infrastructure 2015-2016; Chair of the Isle of Man Post Office 2016-present; Vice-Chair of the Public Services Commission 2016-present.

Graham D Cregeen MHK

Graham Cregeen: Department of Education and Children

Succeeds: Tim Crookall MLC

Political Experience: MHK for Arbory, Castletown & Malew. First elected to House of Keys 2006; Minister for then-Department of Community, Culture and Leisure 2012-2014; member of DED 2014-; member of DOI 2011-2012; member of Education 2008-2010; member of Tourism and Leisure 2008-2009; member of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (now DEFA) 2006-2008. Chairman of Isle of Man Post Office 2014-2016.

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Alfred Cannan: Treasury

Succeeds: Eddie Teare

Political Experience: First elected to the House of Keys in 2011; member of the Department of Economic Development 2015-2016; Chairman of the Manx Utilities Authority 2014-present.

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Kate Beecroft: Department of Health and Social Care

Succeeds: Howard Quayle MHK

Political Experience: First elected as South Douglas MHK in 2011; member of the Department of Infrastructure 2014-2016.

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Laurence Skelly: Department of Economic Development

Succeeds: No change

Political Experience: Elected MHK for Rushen in 2011; appointed Minister for Department of Economic Development in 2014 by Allan Bell.

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Geoffrey Boot: Department of Environment, Food & Agriculture

Succeeds: Richard Ronan

Political Experience: First elected to the House of Keys in 2015; member of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture 2015-2016; member of the Department of Economic Development 2015-2016; member of the Strategic Seas Working Group 2015-2016.

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Bill Malarkey: Department of Home Affairs

Succeeds: Juan Watterson SHK

Political Experience: MHK for Douglas South. Served in House of Keys 2006-2011, 2015-. Member of DEC 2015-; member of Social Care 2010-; member of DoHA 2008-2011; member of Health and Social Security 2009-10.