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Geoffrey George BOOT MHK (Glenfaba and Peel)

 Tel: (01624) 685485 ; Email: geoffrey.boot@gov.im

Personal

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Born: 1953, Nottingham

Education: Primary school - Devon, senior school - Kent, college - Hastings

Family: Married to Suzie, 4 children

Career:  Banking, surveying, estate agent, auctioneering, horticulture/farming, leisure/holiday development, property investment, commercial pilot, chief flying instructor/examiner, numerous board and committee positions in aviation, co-founder Flyer magazine, world record co-ordinator RAeC/FAI, general lobby work and regulation review

Public Service: Elected various local authorities UK, German Commissioner 2012-15 and chaired a Conservative political forum

Honours and Decorations: Three times Kings Cup winner (Air Racing), British air racing champion and two times European air racing champion

Publications: Co-founder consultant editor Flyer magazine, contributor light aviation and other aviation related publications

Interests: Politics, current affairs, all things aviation including air racing, motorcycle racing, shooting, classic cars, foreign travel, good food and wine, reading, gardening and the environment

Parliamentary Profile 

Current Posts

Member of the House of Keys 2015-date
Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture 2016-date
Member of the Strategic Seas Working Group 2015-date
Member of the Select Committee on the Functioning of Tynwald 2017-date

Parliamentary Career

Member: Environment, Food and Agriculture 2015-16; Economic Development 2015-16

Committees of Tynwald: Social Affairs Policy Review Committee 2015-16, Select Committee of Tynwald on the Registration of Property (Petition for Redress) 2015-16

Electoral History

Contested Glenfaba unsuccessfully in 2006 and 2011, elected in 2015 at a by-election. Re-elected in 2016 for new constituency of Glenfaba and Peel.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member: Isle of Man Branch 2015-date

 

Member's Interests