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​Jonathan KING LLB MA DPhil LRSM

Deputy Clerk and Clerk of the Legislative Council

Contact Tel: 01624 686303 Email:

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Education: Campbell College, Belfast; Emmanuel College, Cambridge: MA Hons degree in music; Wadham College, Oxford: DPhil in medieval music; Open University: Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Career: Postdoctoral research fellow, Royal Holloway University of London, 1996-97; Peripatetic violin teacher, London, 1996-97; Member of editorial team, New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 1996-98; UK civil servant, 1998-2007: Various roles in Home Office, Cabinet Office and Ministry of Justice including responsibilities in criminal policy and legislation, prisons and probation, drugs, immigration and asylum

Parliamentary Career

Deputy Clerk of Tynwald and Clerk of the Legislative Council 2007-date

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Isle of Man Branch Assistant Secretary 2007-date