Tanya Marie AUGUST-HANSON MLC
Address: Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas, IM1 3PW
Tel: 01624 651528
Address as: Miss August-Hanson
Full title: Miss Tanya August-Hanson MLC
Born: Cheshire, England, United Kingdom.
Education: BA in Public Relations & Marketing; MA in International Journalism; Professional Development Certificate in Parliamentary Governance (McGill University).
Career: Broadcast Journalist, Producer, Magazine Editor, Public Relations Manager.
Public Service: Director of IOM UN Association.
Member of the Legislative Council 2018-date.
Member of the 2018 Year of Our Island Political Board 2018-date.
Member of the Emoluments Committee 2018-date.
Chair of the Standing Committee on the Business and Functioning of the Council 2021-date.
Member of the Standing Orders Committee of the Legislative Council 2021-date. Member of the Standing Orders Committee of Tynwald 2021-date. Chair of the Constitutional and Legal Affairs and Justice Committee 2021-date. Member of the Public Accounts Committee 2021-date. Member of the Select Committee on Poverty 2021-date. Department of Home Affairs (under a MOU) 2020 to date.
Member responsible for legislation in the Department for Health and Social Care (non-voting) 2021-date.
Member responsible for legislation in the Department for Environment, Food and Agriculture (under a MOU) 2021-date. Chair of the Mental Health Commission 2021-date.
Tynwald Committees: Member of the Select Committee of Tynwald on Poverty 2018-2021; Member of the Standing Committee on the Business and Functioning of the Council 2020-2021; Alternate Member of the Social Affairs Policy Review Committee (for the purpose and duration of the Historic Child Abuse Inquiry) 2020-2021.
Political Member: Department of Home Affairs 2018-May 2019; Vice-Chair of the Isle of Man Post Office 2018-2020; Member of the Select Committee on the Business and Functioning of the Council 2019-2020.
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
Member of the CPA Branch Executive Committee 2018-date.
Member of the CPA Branch Executive Sub-Committee: CPA BIMR Conference 2022.
Study visits: States of Jersey 2019; Scottish Parliament 2019; McGill University, Canada, October 2019; CPA Post Election Seminar, Bermuda (Virtual), December 2020.
Elected as a Member of the Legislative Council in March 2018, for a term ending on 28th February 2023.