Hon Alexander John ALLINSON MHK
Address: St Olaves Rectory, St Olaves Close, Ramsey, IM8 3HA
Tel: 01624 651517; 07624 427426 (Mob.)
Address as: Dr Allinson, Minister Allinson
Full title: Hon Alexander Allinson MHK
Ramsey Town Hall 10am-12pm, second Saturday of each month.
Education: Secondary education at Latymer Upper School. 1984 Exhibition to King's College Cambridge to study Medicine. 1987 Clinical training at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel. Graduated with MB BChir. Awarded MA 1991. Awarded Diploma Geriatric Medicine, Diploma Child Health, Diploma Royal College Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and became member Royal College General Practitioners.
Family: Gerri and I have two children.
Career: After leaving medical school specialised in paediatrics with a twelve month specialist rotation at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. Returned to the UK and worked as community Paediatrician in Hackney before deciding to go into general practice. Completed GP training at the James Wigg Health Centre, Camden and then spent over two years as a rural GP in Geraldton, Western Australia with the local Aboriginal Medical service. Returned to London and worked as a GP locum until 2002 when invited to join the Ramsey Group Practice as a GP Partner.
Public Service: Executive member of Medical Practitioners' Union. Elected to General Practitioner Committee. Previous President of Isle of Man Medical Society, Chair of the GP Subcommittee, BMA Secretary. Ramsey Town Commissioner 2008-2016.
Interests: Modern music and art, interesting food and film. Politics and involvement in the life of the Isle of Man. Coastal rowing. Manx culture.
Member of the House of Keys 2016-date.
Minister for Education, Sport and Culture 2020-date.
Member of the Select Committee on the Functioning of Tynwald 2017-18.
Chair of the Select Committee of Tynwald on Public Service Broadcasting (2018) 2018-2019.
Member of the Cabinet Office 2018-2020.
Member of the Department of Home Affairs 2016-2020.
Chair of the Manx Utilities Authority 2016-2020
Commonwealth Parliamentary Assocation
Regional conferences: Guernsey 2019.
Plenary conferences: Uganda 2019.
Study Visits: Westminster, London 2018.
First elected as Member of the House of Keys for Ramsey in 2016. Re-elected in 2021.
Healthcare reform, drug policy, social housing, and creating a more equal and fair society for all.