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|President of Tynwald|
12 July 2011
|Preceded by||Noel Cringle|
11 September 1945 |
Isle of Man
(m. 1974, div. 1977)
The Honorable Clare Margaret Christian BSc MLC (born 11 September 1945) is a Manx politician, who is currently President of Tynwald. She is a former member of the Legislative Council and former Health Minister of the Isle of Man Government.
Christian is the daughter of Sir Charles Kerruish, President of Tynwald and Chairman of the Executive Council. Her sister is Annie Craine, the Treasury Minister. She is a graduate of the University of London gaining a degree in Physics and Chemistry and previously worked as a research chemist for Cadbury Schweppes. She was also the Island Guide Commissioner from 1991 to 1996.
Christian became an MHK at her first attempt for the Ayre constituency in March 1980 but failed to be reelected in 1986. She was however appointed an MLC in 1993 and was made Health Minister in 1996 overseeing the construction of the new Nobles Hospital. In 2011, she was elected to the role of President.
- Chairman of the Civil Service Commission, 1981–82
- Minister of Health and Social Security, 1996–2004
- Vice Chairman of Isle of Man Water and Sewerage Authority, 2009–11
- President of Tynwald, 2011–present
- "MINISTERIAL RESHUFFLE TODAY". Isle of Man Newspapers. 30 June 2004. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
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