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Hon Laurence David SKELLY, MHK (Rushen) 

Tel: (01624) 651532 Em​ail: laurence.skelly@gov.im

 

PersonalLaurence D Skelly MHK

Born: 1961

Education: Ramsey Grammar School

Family: Married to Jackie with two children, Natalie and Oliver

Career: Travel and tourism, e-business consultant, a wholesaler and event manager

Interests: Family, travel, walking, golf, heritage and culture

Parliamentary Profile

Current Posts

Member of the House of Keys 2011-date
Minister of the Department of Economic Development 2014-date

Parliamentary Career

Minister: Infrastructure 2014

Member: Community Culture and Leisure with responsibility for community, culture and the Arts 2011-13, Economic Development with responsibility for manufacturing, retail, film, e-commerce, clean tech, bio-tech, energy, construction, mines and minerals, and leading the Employment and Skills Group 2011-14, Infrastructure 2013-14

Chairman: Planning Committee 2013-14, Chairman of the Isle of Man Arts Council 2011-2013

Committees of Tynwald: Tynwald Ceremony Arrangements Committee 2014, Tynwald Ceremony Enhancements Sub-Committee 2014

Electoral History

First stood and elected as Member of the House of Keys for Rushen in 2011​, re-elected in 2016

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member: Isle of Man Branch

Study Visits: Westminster, London 2012; Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh 2013; Dublin 2014

 

Member's Interests