Isle of Man profile - Leaders

  • 12 March 2015
  • From the section Europe

Head of state: Queen Elizabeth II. Represented by a Lieutenant Governor

Chief minister: Allan Bell

Alan Bell was elected chief minister by the Tynwald in 2011, after a career in various Isle of Man ministerial posts stretching back to 1986.

Mr Bell won a clear majority over the Liberal Vannin party leader Peter Karran.

Like most members of the Manx parliament, Mr Bell does not belong to a political party.