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Raymond Karl HARMER MHK 

Constituency: Glenfaba and Peel 

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Address: Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas, IM1 3PW

Tel: 01624 685596


Address as: Mr Harmer, Minister Harmer

Full title: Hon Ray Harmer MHK


Born: 1967

Education: Cambridge University (MA Engineering), MBA Open University.

Family: Married to Adele in 1994, 1 son.

Career: Marketing product manager (Rational Group), senior business analyst (Zurich, First Names and Nedgroup), networks manager (Royal Life), communications consulting engineer (Ove Arup, London).

Public Service: Peel Commissioner 2009-15 (Chairman 2010-11, May 2013–Sept 2015); Treasurer of Peel Heritage Trust 2014-date; Chairman of Peel Heritage Trust 2016-date.

Interests: A member of Peel Golf Club and Western Athletics. I enjoy running and have completed the London and Paris marathons for charity. I play saxophone with the Manx Saxophone Ensemble and have entered the Parish Walk, finishing at Peel several times and completing it twice.

Parliamentary Profile 

Current Posts

Member of House of Keys 2015-2021.
Member of the Standing Orders Committee of the House of Keys 2016-2021.
Member of the Standing Orders Committee of Tynwald 2016-2021.
Minister for Policy and Reform 2020-2021.
Chairman of the Public Services Commission 2020-2021.

Parliamentary Career

Member: Health and Social Care 2015-16; Infrastructure 2015-16.

Chair: Isle of Man Post Office 2016.

Vice-Chair: Public Services Commission 2016.

Committees of Tynwald: Select Committee of Tynwald on the First-Time Buyer Scheme (Petition for Redress) 2015-16; Member of the Tynwald Ceremony Arrangements Committee (eo) 2016-2020.

Minister for Infrastructure 2016-2020.

Electoral History

First elected as Member of the House of Keys at a by-election in 2015, re-elected in 2016 for new constituency of Glenfaba and Peel. Contested Glenfaba and Peel unsuccessfully in 2021.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member: Isle of Man Branch 2015-date.

Study Visits: Westminster, London 2017.