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Review of the Functioning of Tynwald

At its sitting in June 2015 Tynwald resolved:
That Isle of Man Government should establish an independent review using its powers under the Inquiries (Evidence) Act 2003 examine the functioning of the branches of Tynwald and to consider options for reform.
Isle of Man Government asked Lord Lisvane KCB DL to undertake the review and to report to Tynwald for its sitting on 19 July 2016.
At its sitting in July 2016 Tynwald resolved:
That Tynwald receives the Review of the Functioning of Tynwald [GD No 2016/0047]; notes the recommendations contained therein; and resolves that the recommendations be submitted to Tynwald for debate and decision in April 2017.
The full report can be viewed here.


A Select Committee on the Functioning of Tynwald was established by resolution of Tynwald ​on 20th June 2017. The Committees remit is published on the Committee page: Functioning of Tynwald Committee​

Further information about the inquiry can be found on the Isle of Man Government website - Review of the Functioning of Tynwald ​