Richard Alexander RONAN MHK (Castletown) 

PersonalRichard A Ronan MHK

Education: Victoria Road School Castletown, Castle Rushen High School, College of Further Education

Family: Married to Tracey Lesley (née Wishart) of Stromness Orkney; 2 daughters, Hannah and Lucy; 1 son, Alistair

Career: Served time as a carpenter/joiner with James Blackburn 1979-85; Set up own business as a joiner in 1986, then as a building contractor 1990-2011

Public Service: Elected to Castletown Commissioners at a by-election on 5th May 2004, re-elected in 2008; Vice chairman 2007-08; Chairman 2008-09

Interests: Family, local history, sport particularly football, Castletown and Liverpool FC supporter

Parliamentary Profile

Parliamentary Career

Member of the House of Keys 2011-2016

Minister: Environment, Food and Agriculture 2014-2016

Member: Social Care 2011-13, Economic Development 2013-14, Infrastructure 2011-14, Environment, Food and Agriculture 2014

Chairman: Planning Committee 2014-15

Vice Chairman: Isle of Man Post Office 2011-14

Committees of Tynwald: Member of the Tynwald Honours Committee 2011-16; Chairman: Select Committee on Local Authorities: Members’ Interests 2011-12, Select Committee on Public Service Broadcasting 2012-14 

Electoral History

First stood and elected as Member of the House of Keys for Castletown in 2011

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member: Isle of Man Branch Executive Committee 2011-2016

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

Regional Conference: Cardiff 2014


Member's Interests