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Tanya Marie AUGUST-HANSON MLC

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Contact Details

Address: Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas, IM1 3PW

Tel: 01624 651528

Email: tanya.august-hansonMLC@gov.im

Address as: Miss August-Hanson

Full title: Miss Tanya August-Hanson MLC

Personal

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.  

Parliamentary Profile


Member of the Legislative Council 2018-date.
Chair of the Constitutional and Legal Affairs and Justice Committee 2021-date.
Member of the Public Accounts Committee 2021-date (CPA Public Financial Management Certificate).
Chair of the Standing Committee on the Business and Functioning of the Council 2021-date.
Member of the Standing Orders Committee of Tynwald 2021-date.
Member of the Standing Orders Committee of the Legislative Council 2021-date.
Member of the Select Committee on Poverty 2021-date.​
Member of the Emoluments Committee 2018-date.
                                                                                                
IoM Government: 

Member of the CoMin Legislative Sub-Committee.
Member of the DHSC with responsibility for Legislation.
LegCo lead responsible at DEFA for the ​Animal Welfare Bill 2022 ​and Energy Bill 2022.

Parliamentary Career

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 Isle of Man Branch. 
Member of the CPA Branch Executive Committee 2018-date. 
Member of the CPA Branch Executive Sub-Committee: CPA BIMR Conference 2022-2022.

Study visits
: States of Jersey 2019; Scottish Parliament 2019; McGill University, Canada, October 2019; CPA Post Election Seminar, Bermuda (Virtual), December 2020.

Electoral History

Elected as a Member of the Legislative Council in March 2018, for a term ending on 28th February 2023.


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