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Contact Details

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

Tel: 01624 685517


Address as: Mr Craine

Full title: Mr Paul Craine MLC 


Born: Isle of Man

Education: Murrays Road (now Scoill yn Jubilee), Douglas High School for Boys (Ballakermeen & St Ninian’s), Liverpool University. BA Hons Geography (Liverpool University). MPhil “Population and Taxation in the Isle of Man, 1960-80” (Liverpool University). PGCE (Liverpool University). MA Education (Open University). NPQH (Open University).

FamilyLate parents (Audrey and Arthur). Two brothers. Married to Ann for over 40 years. Two daughters and two granddaughters.​

Career: Teacher of Geography (Sutton High School, St Helens), Head of Geography and Assistant Headteacher (Castle Rushen High School), Co-ordinating Adviser for Secondary Education (Department of Education, Culture and Sport), Data Manager (Ballakermeen High School).​

Public ServiceMember of Marown Commissioners 2007 to 2016.

Interests: Population, Climate Change, Development, Old Maps of the Isle of Man, Methodist Church, Islands, Travel.​

Publications: Isle of Man Population Atlas (2016) – author and publisher.


Parliamentary Profile

Current Posts

Member of the Legislative Council 2021 to date.
Member of the Standing Committee for the Business and Functioning of the Legislative Council 2021 to date.

Member of the Select Committee on Population Rebalancing 2022 to date.

Deputy Chair of the Climate Change Transformation Board 2022 to date.

Parliamentary Career

Electoral History

First elected as Member of the Legislative Council on 23rd November 2021 for a term ending 28th February 2023.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Member: Isle of Man Branch 2021 to date.​