Council of Ministers
The leader of the Isle of Man Government, the Chief Minister, is chosen by Tynwald after each general election to the House of Keys.
The Chief Minister, and the nine Ministers selected by him to head the departments of government, make up the Council of Ministers, the central executive body accountable to Tynwald.
The Council of Ministers meets weekly to carry out a range of functions, including the consideration of policy priorities, the approval of Government business for submission to Tynwald, and co-ordination of the work of departments.
Summaries of the proceedings of the Council of Ministers are available to view here.
The Council of Ministers comprises Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK plus the following nine Ministers in charge of:
- Community, Culture and Leisure – Graham Cregeen MHK
- Economic Development – John Shimmin MHK
- Education and Children – Tim Crookall MHK
- Environment, Food and Agriculture – Phil Gawne MHK
- Health – David Anderson MHK
- Home Affairs – Juan Watterson MHK
- Infrastructure – David Cretney MHK
- Social Care – Chris Robertshaw MHK
- Treasury – Eddie Teare MHK