- Isle of Man Government
The Isle of Man Government ( _gv. Reiltys Ellan Vannin) is the
governmentof the Isle of Man. The head of the Isle of Man Government is the Chief Minister.
Douglas, the largest town on the Isle of Man is its
capitaland seat of government, where the Government offices and the parliament chambers ( Tynwald) are located.
The Civil Service has more than 2000 employees and the total number of public sector employees including the Civil Service, teachers, nurses, police, etc is about 9000 people. This is somewhat more than 10% of the population of the Island, and a full 23% of the working population. This does not include any
militaryforces, as defence is the responsibility of the United Kingdom.
The Government consists of nine departments, ten statutory boards and three offices all reporting to the Council of Ministers. The departments all report directly to the Council of Ministers.
Statutory boards and offices are listed below the department that they report via.
Financial Supervision Commission
***Insurance and Pensions Authority
**Department of Home Affairs
**Department of Health and Social Security
**Department of Education
**Department of Trade and Industry
***Office of Fair Trading
Department of Tourism and Leisure
**Department of Transport
**Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Department of Local Government and the Environment
Manx National Heritageis a non-departmental organization, run by trustees appointed by Tynwald. [http://www.gov.im/mnh/heritage/about/howwework.xml]
** The Gambling Supervision Commission is an independent commission created in 1960, with commissioners appointed by the Council of Ministers.
Office of the Data Protection Supervisoris the supervisory body responsible for the administration of Data Protectionin the Isle of Man.
Current office holders
*Department of the Treasury - Chief Executive and Government Chief Financial Officer: Mark Shimmin
*Department of Home Affairs - Chief Executive: Will Greenhow
*Department of Health and Social Security - Chief Executive: David Killip
*Department of Education - Director: John Cain
*Department of Trade and Industry - Chief Executive: Chris Corlett
Department of Tourism and Leisure- Chief Executive: Carol Glover
*Department of Transport - Chief Executive: Ian Thompson
*Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - Chief Executive: Tony Warren
*Department of Local Government and the Environment - Chief Executive: Ken Kinrade
tatutory boards and offices
*Chief Registrar: R P Corkhill
*Chairman of the Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading:
**Chief Executive: Nick Black
*Chairman of the Financial Supervision Commission:
**Chief Executive: John Aspden
*Chairman of the Insurance and Pensions Authority: "vacant"
**Chief Executive: David Vick
*Chairman of the Isle of Man Post Office:
Pamela Crowe MLC
**Chief Executive: Bill Collister
*Chairman of the Isle of Man Water Authority:
**Chief Executive: Patrick Heaton Armstrong
*Chairman of the Manx Electricity Authority:
**Chief Executive: Ashton Lewis
*Chairman of the Communications Commission: Minister of Home Affairs,
Martyn QuayleMHK (ex-officio)
**Director: Anthony Hewitt
*Chairman of the Civil Service Commission: John Houghton MHK
**Chief Officer: Brenda Skillicorn
*Chairman of Manx National Heritage: Martin Moore
**Chief Executive: Stephen Harrison
*Chairman of the Gambling Supervision Commission:
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