David Anderson (Manx politician)

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David Anderson
Born David Moore Anderson
6 February 1954 (1954-02-06) (age 63)
Isle of Man
Nationality Manx
Occupation Politician
Years active 2001–present
Employer Isle of Man Government
Spouse(s) Jane Williams (m. 1982)
Children 1 son, 1 daughter

David Moore Anderson MHK (born 6 February 1954[1]) is a British politician, who is currently the Minister for Health of the Isle of Man Government. He has been a Member of the House of Keys from 2001 for Glenfaba. He is a dairy and mixed farmer. He is the son of former President of the Legislative Council Ian Anderson.

He had been called to resign by gay protesters following his support of legislation which would have prohibited the advocacy of homosexuality in schools.[2]

He is a keen athlete, having competed in the Commonwealth Games in 1978. He was recently World Champion for Under 50s at 400m hurdles, and continues to race.

Personal life[edit]

He has been married to Jane (née Williams) since 1982, they have 2 grown up children together.

Ministerial Positions[edit]


Preceded by
Walter Gilbey
MHK for Glenfaba