|Speaker of the House of Keys|
14 December 2006
19 April 1954 |
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
The Honourable Stephen Charles "Steve" Rodan, SHK, BSc, MRPharmS (born 19 April 1954) is a Scottish politician, who is the current Speaker of the House of Keys and former Minister of the Isle of Man Government and Member of the House of Keys for the constituency of Garff. He was elected to the seat in a by-election in 1995.
Early life and career
Born on 19 April 1954 in Glasgow to Robert W. Rodan and Betty Rodan, he is a qualified chemist. He resides in Laxey, the most populated village in Garff. Politically, he is liberal having chaired both the Heriot-Watt University Liberal Club and Scottish Young Liberals. He was also a Member of the National Executive of the Scottish Liberal Party and stood unsuccessfully for the House of Commons in 1979 for the constituency of Moray and Nairn, being defeated by the Conservative Alexander Pollock.
Rodan has been married to Ana (née Ballesteros Torres) since 1977, they have 2 children together.
- Member of the House of Keys, 1995–present
- Minisiter of Education, 1999–2004
- Minister of Health and Social Security, 2004–06
- Speaker of the House of Keys, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Standards and Members Interests Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Ceremony Arrangements Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Setting Enhancement Sub-Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Standing Orders Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Honours Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Management Committee, 2006–present
- Trustee of the Manx National Heritage, 2006–present