Tim Crookall MLC

Minister for Education and Children
Isle of Man

Tim Crookall MLC is Minister for Education and Children for the Isle of Man Government. He was elected to the House of Keys to represent the town of Peel in 2006 and re-elected for a further five-year term in 2011. In June 2015, he was elected as a Member of the Legislative Council and in 2011 was appointed to the 10-member Council of Ministers as Minister for Community, Culture and Leisure. In 2012, he was appointed Minister for Education and Children and he is in charge of a Department with almost 2,200 staff and
a £95.5 million budget. Mr Crookall has served as a political member on the Departments of Home Affairs and Transport (2006 – 2009), Local Government and the Environment (2009 – 2010) and Infrastructure and Environment, Food and Agriculture (2010 – 2011).
He has chaired the Water and Sewage Authority and was vice-chairman of the Office of Fair Trading. He serves on a number of parliamentary committees and is on the Executive Committee of the Isle of Man branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and has attended several overseas conferences.