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Kathleen Joan BEECROFT MHK (Douglas South)

 Tel: (01624) 686168;  Em​ail: kate.beecroft@liberalvannin.org

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Katherine J Beecroft MHK

Born: Isle of Man

Education: Primary schools on Island and then Ballakermeen and Park Road; Association of Accounting Technicians qualification at the College of Further Education

Family: Tony and I have jointly five children and five grandchildren

Career: Director, Shareholder and licence holder for Sporting Investments Limited (turf accountants); Head of Department for Kevin Fryers at Fryers Bell and Co; Head of Accounts at ECS Limited; Self employed contract accountant - director and co-owner of Manx trading company 

Public Service: Braddan Commissioner March 2007 to September 2011

Interests: Walking our dogs, reading, tiffany style glass making

 

Parliamentary Profile 

Current Posts

Member of the House of Keys 2011-date
Minister for Health and Social Care 2016-date

Parliamentary Career

Member: Environment, Food and Agriculture 2011-14; Infrastructure 2014-16

Committees of Tynwald:  Select Committee on the Manx Electricity Authority 2011-13, Select Committee on the Care and Upbringing of Children (Petition for Redress) 2014, Select Committee on Animal Welfare (Petition for Redress) 2014-16

House of Keys' Committees: Deputation on the Sunbeds Bill 2013

Electoral History

Stood unsuccessfully for Middle in 2006, and for Douglas East in 2010. Stood and elected as Member of the House of Keys for Douglas South in 2011, re-elected in 2016.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member: Isle of Man Branch Executive Committee 2015-date

Study Visit: Westminster, London 2012; Dublin 2014

Representative at the British Island & Mediterranean Region Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Inaugural Conference: 2014

British Island & Mediterranean Region Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Annual Meeting: 2015, 2016

 

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