Hon William Edward TEARE MHK (Ayre) 

PersonalWilliam E Teare MHK

Education: Kirk Andreas Primary School and Ramsey Grammar School; Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers 1971, Distinction Finance of Foreign Trade

Family: Married to Irene, 1 son, Steven and 1 daughter, Faye

Career: Isle of Man Bank various clerical duties leading to first appointment 1965-72; Marketing Manager Head Officer 1986; Branch Manager, Ramsey Bowring Road 1989; Head Office Lending Manager 1991; Manager Risk 1994-October 1996; Deputy Head of Credit Coutts Region 2, including a spell as acting Head of Credit Coutts & Co New York, 1996-99; Senior Relationship Manager Isle of Man Bank Corporate Business Centre and South Region 1999-2002; Conveyancing Manager Laurence Keenan Advocates 2003-04

Public Service: Rotary Club of Ramsey; Auditor: 5 Clubs and Societies; Patron: Ayre United FC

Interests: Running, cycling, and reading


Parliamentary Profile

Parliamentary Career

Member of the House of Keys 2004-16

Minister: Health and Social Security 2006-10, Education and Children 2010-11, Treasury 2011-2016

Member: Treasury 2005-06

Chairman: Manx Electricity Authority 2005-07  

Committees of Tynwald: Select Committee on Petition of Moorhouse Farm Limited 2004-05, Economic Initiatives 2005-06, Select Committee on DLGE Expenditure 2005, Select Committee on Queen’s Pier 2005-06, Select Committee on Legal Aid in Family Matters (Petition for Redress of Grievance of Stephen Broad) 2009-10, Tynwald Setting Enhancements Sub-Committee (eo) 2010-11, Tynwald Members’ Pension Scheme Management Committee (eo) 2011-16

House of Keys’ Committees: Standing Orders 2005-06, Select Committee on the Regulation of Surveillance Bill 2005-06

Council of Ministers’ Committees: Governance 2007-10 Social Policy 2007-11, Industrial Relations Working Group 2010-11

Chairman: Manx National Heritage Working Group 2009-10

Electoral History

First stood and elected as Member of the House of Keys for Ayre in a 2004 by-election, re-elected 2006 and 2011.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member: Isle of Man Branch