David Cretney

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David Cretney
Born David Clifford Cretney
15 January 1954 (1954-01-15) (age 60)
Isle of Man
Nationality Manx
Occupation Politician
Years active 1985–present (politician)
1985–2012 (business)
Employer Isle of Man Government
Spouse(s) Deirdrie Sayle
Children 2 daughters

The Honourable David Clifford Cretney MHK (born 15 January 1954[1]) is a Manx politician and entrepreneur, who is, as of September 2011, the Minister of the Department of Infrastructure. He is a former Tourism and Leisure Minister of the Isle of Man Government.[2] He has been a Member of the House of Keys from 1985 for Douglas South.[3] Before going into politics, he was a shop manager (1977–85) and a businessman (1985–2012), he closed down his businesses in December 2012 and the early part of January 2013, as he chose not to renew the leases on both of his shop premises.[4]

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