Steve Rodan

The Speaker

Elected as an MHK, The Speaker is responsible for order and the conduct of business in the House of Keys.

The Speaker of the House of Keys is Juan Paul Watterson SHK who was elected on the 27th September 2016.

The Deputy Speaker, who serves in the absense of Mr Speaker, is Chris Robertshaw MHK who was elected on the 25th October 2016.


The House assembles immediately after a General Election to elect a Speaker of the House from amongst its own members.

The Speaker presides in the House and is responsible for order and its conduct of business. 

In Tynwald he is the spokesman of the House, although he attends as an elected member and also has the same rights and duties as other elected members.