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Hon Lawrie Lee HOOPER MHK

Constituency: Ramsey

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

Tel: 07624 473478

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Twitter: @lawriehooper

Address as: Mr Hooper, Minister Hooper

Full title: Hon Lawrie Hooper MHK

Political Surgeries: 10.00-12.00 2nd Saturday of every month, Ramsey Town Hall.


Born: Cardiff, Wales.

Education: Ramsey Grammar School; University of Keele BSc (Hons), MRes; Institute of Chartered Accountants (ACA).

Family: Married to Rachael.

Career: Trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers on the Isle of Man with a focus on Audit. Four years working as a Manager at Crowe Morgan working on a mix of local and international clients, including audit, assurance, accountancy, tax and general CSP work.

Public Service: Ramsey Town Commissioner April 2012 - September 2016: Deputy Lead Member for Parks and Leisure (1 year), Deputy Lead Member for Finance and General Purposes (1 year), Lead Member for Finance and General Purposes (2 years), Chairman 2016/2017 until election to the House of Keys (5 months).

Interests: Books, current affairs.

Parliamentary Profile

Current Posts

Member of the House of Keys 2016-date.
Minister for the Department for Enterprise 2022-date.
​Member of the Standing Orders Committee of the House of Keys 2016-date.
Member of the Standing Orders Committee of Tynwald 2018-date.

Parliamentary Career

Minister: Minister for Health and Social Care 2021-2022.

Member: Member of the Department of Education, Sport and Culture 2016-2020; Member of the Department for Enterprise 2016-2021; Member of the Cabinet Office 2020-2021.

Committees: Member of the House of Keys Committee on the Education Bill 2020 2020-2021; Member of the Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs and Justice 2017-2021; Vice Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee 2020-2021.

Electoral History

First elected as Member of the House of Keys for Ramsey in 2016; re-elected 2021.

Political Interests

Ensuring we have an open and transparent government that is subject to robust scrutiny.

Political Party

Liberal Vannin (LibVan) 2012-date.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Study Visits: Westminister, London 2017.