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Media Centre

The Government Communication Service helps to inform people about the work of the Isle of Man Government.

Staffed by experienced former journalists and public relations professionals, it delivers consistent and accurate Government messages to local and off-Island audiences.

What we do

The team:

  • helps to communicate the Programme for Government’s strategic aims

  • protects the Isle of Man’s international reputation in the face of political and economic challenges

  • provides support and advice to the Council of Ministers and Government Departments on a wide range of public relations, media and communications issues

  • explains Government policy, initiatives and new legislation

  • informs taxpayers about how their money is being spent to support public services

  • helps to raise awareness of the Isle of Man internationally

  • promotes the Island's reputation as a dynamic and well-regulated business centre

The Service, which is located in the Cabinet Office, is committed to Government’s principles of open, transparent and clear communications in the interest of public accountability.

About our team

The Government Communication Service is part of the Crown and External Relations Division in the Cabinet Office.

The team comprises:

Head of Government Communication

Jonathan Davies

Telephone: +44 1624 685138

Communications Executive for DESC and DEFA

Mark Edwards

Telephone:+44 1624 687377

Communications Executive for DHSC and DHA

Pam Teare

Telephone: +44 1624 685284

Communications Executive for Treasury and DOI

Stephen Parry

Telephone: +44 1624 686563

Communications Officers

Grace Hoodless

Telephone: +1624 686244

Peter Shimmin

Telephone: +1624 685896 

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