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Douglas Borough Council is the largest local authority in the Isle of Man and the only one with borough status.

 

The Council comprises 18 elected councillors, three serving each of the six wards in the Borough.

 

Under the Council’s constitution the councillors hold specific roles and responsibilities within a framework of an executive committee and three policy advisory committees through which they, together with officers of the Council, serve the ratepayers of Douglas.

 

 

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Mr Councillor Stanley Colvin Cain

Committees:
  • Ex officio a member of all standing and special committees
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor Stanley Colvin Cain

Ward:
Athol

Address:
12 Homefield Close
Willaston
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 6EG
The Worshipful The Mayor

Telephone:
01624 670805

Email:
Occupation:
Businessman



Mission Statement:

"I am committed to serving the ratepayers of Douglas and the residents of Athol ward, in particular supporting younger people in their housing needs and working to ensure the Council provides as wide a range of leisure and community amenities as resources permit."

Mr Councillor David William Christian, MBE, JP

Committees:
  • Executive Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor David William Christian, MBE, JP

Ward:
Hills

Address:
3 Slieau Ree
Union Mills
Braddan
Isle of Man
IM4 4ND
Leader of the Council

Telephone:
01624 852466

Email:
Occupation:
Business Proprietor

Other public bodies:
Appointed Justice of The Peace November 2002 - Douglas Development Partnership - Company Director A member of the Licensing Court of Appeal


Mission Statement:

"My mission is to represent the people of Douglas and work in partnership with members and officers to ensure the good governance of the Council, control expenditure, further town centre regeneration and create a resilient local authority fit for modern-day needs."

Mr Councillor David John Ashford

Committees:
  • Executive Committee
  • Housing & Property Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor David John Ashford

Ward:
Victoria

Address:
19 Berrywoods Avenue 
Governors Hill 
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 7DA
Telephone:
01624 679510

Mobile:
07624 427232

Email:
Occupation:
Businessman



Mission Statement:

"My mission is to serve the people of Douglas; to ensure the Council is focused on maintaining a stable rate and providing cost effective services and remains unswerving in its efforts to deliver the regeneration of Douglas town centre."

Councillor Mrs Carol Elizabeth Malarkey, JP

Committees:
  • Housing & Property Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Councillor Mrs Carol Elizabeth Malarkey, JP

Ward:
Hills

Address:
3 Richmond Court
Farmhill
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 2NU
Telephone:
01624 622922

Mobile:
07624 494133

Email:
Occupation:
Company Director

Other public bodies:
ACMI Secretary of Mannanan Lions Club Secretary to Manx Diabetic Group


Mission Statement:

"My mission is to contribute to making Douglas a fairer community; to be sensitive to these challenging economic times when serving the people of Hills Ward and to represent them and the Borough of Douglas to the best of my ability."

Mr Councillor Stephen Robert Pitts

Committees:
  • Executive Committee
  • Regeneration & Community Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor Stephen Robert Pitts

Ward:
St. George's

Address:
35 Princes Street
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 1BB
Telephone:
01624 624096

Mobile:
07624 494332

Email:
Occupation:
Company Director

Other public bodies:
Representative on Douglas Endowments Committee


Mission Statement:

"I have served the Council for more than 20 years and remain deeply committed to serving the people of Douglas and supporting the town centre regeneration scheme. I also recognise the importance to balance the need to contain costs with providing high quality leisure and community amenities."

Mr Councillor Richard Henry McNicholl

Committees:
  • Environmental Services Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor Richard Henry McNicholl

Ward:
Murrays

Address:
1 Westminster Drive
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 4EG
Telephone:
01624 620965

Email:
Occupation:
Electrician

Other public bodies:
Douglas Borough Council representative for the Whitley Council for the Isle of Man Public Service (Manual Workers)


Mission Statement:

"More than two decades of service to the people of Douglas have not dimmed my enthusiasm for working in partnership with my fellow members and the officers of the Council to drive the capital forward and champion schemes that will support town centre regeneration and improve the capital for residents, visitors and businesses."

Mr Councillor Colin Leendert Harold Cain

Committees:
  • Environmental Services Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor Colin Leendert Harold Cain

Ward:
Derby

Address:
'Cavas House' 
Westmoreland Road
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 4AW
Mobile:
07624 492949

Email:
Occupation:
Isle of Man Post Office Delivery Manager

Other public bodies:
Douglas Borough Council representative on the Richmond Hill (Incinerator) Consultative Committee. Police Consultative Forum.


Mission Statement:

"I shall always have the interests of the people of Derby Ward and the ratepayers of Douglas at heart. I am committed to the town centre regeneration scheme as the means through which to improve Douglas and strengthen its long-term economic future."

Mr Councillor Edward Anthony Joyce

Committees:
  • Regeneration & Community Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor Edward Anthony Joyce

Ward:
Hills

Address:
75 Cronk Grianagh
Braddan
Isle of Man
IM4 4RN
Telephone:
01624 853888

Email:
Occupation:
Managing Director



Mission Statement:

"With my longstanding links to Hills Ward my mission is to give something back to the town in which I have chosen to live and work. I pledge to take an active role in working with the new and returning members of this Council to help advance the development of Douglas"

Councillor Mrs Sara Dawn Andrea Hackman

Committees:
  • Housing & Property Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Councillor Mrs Sara Dawn Andrea Hackman

Ward:
St. George's

Address:
Grange Bank
17 Belmont Terrace 
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 4NH
Telephone:
01624 677197

Mobile:
07624 458445

Email:
Occupation:
Finance Reconciliations Administrator



Mission Statement:

"I will work to ensure the Council delivers value for money to its ratepayers; to engage with and listen to the local community, in particular young people; to work towards advancing environmental standards and furthering the regeneration of Douglas town centre."

Councillor Mrs Raina Chatel

Committees:
  • Regeneration & Community Committee
  • Standards Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Councillor Mrs Raina Chatel

Ward:
Victoria

Address:
'The Blossoms' 
4 The Esplanade
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 4LR
Telephone:
01624 673360

Mobile:
07624 455065

Email:
Occupation:
Hotelier

Other public bodies:
Member of Board of Education for Douglas East. Chairman of St. Ninians High School Governing Body. CLINCH (a village project for the mentally and physically disabled). Douglas Borough Council representative on the Isle of Man Municipal Association.


Mission Statement:

"I have served as a Councillor since 1985 and remain committed to serving the people of Douglas, making my contribution to improving all of Douglas - the town centre and the sea front - for future generations, and applying my experience to help develop the town's leisure and community amenities."

Mr Councillor Jonathan Joughin

Committees:
  • Executive Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor Jonathan Joughin

Ward:
Victoria

Address:
60 Victoria Road
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 4HQ
Telephone:
01624 626090

Email:
Occupation:
Postman, Post Office Proprietor



Mission Statement:

"With a strong family background in local politics and long-standing hands-on involvement in Island life I believe the time is now to work with my fellow Councillors to make a difference and take Douglas forward."

Mr Councillor Graham John Faragher

Committees:
  • Regeneration & Community Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor Graham John Faragher

Ward:
Derby

Address:
C/o Town Hall
    Ridgeway Street
    Douglas
    Isle of Man
    IM99 1AD
Mobile:
07624 417119

Email:
Occupation:
Commercial Insurance Manager
Coastguard Search and Rescue Officer

Other public bodies:
Douglas Borough Council representative for the Society for the Preservation of the Manx Countryside and the Environment and Douglas Town Band Committee.


Mission Statement:

"I shall respect the responsibility entrusted in me by the people of Derby Ward; work towards establishing a forward-looking local authority committed to high quality value-for-money services and strive to restore a sense of community and civic pride."

Councillor Miss Debra Anne Marie Pitts

Committees:
  • Regeneration & Community Committee
  • Standards Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Councillor Miss Debra Anne Marie Pitts

Ward:
Derby

Address:
12 Westmoreland Court
Westmoreland Road
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 4AL
Telephone:
01624 676098

Email:
Occupation:
Nursery Nurse



Mission Statement:

"I am proud to be Manx and proud of Douglas. I pledge to work and serve those whom I represent, at all times respecting the aspirations of the community while observing the need to contain costs."

Mr Councillor William (Bill) Mackay Malarkey

Committees:
  • Environmental Services Committee
  • Standards Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor William (Bill) Mackay Malarkey

Ward:
Murrays

Address:
Keyden House
19 Farmhill Park
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 2EE
Telephone:
01624 624634

Email:
Occupation:
Company Director

Other public bodies:
Douglas Borough Council representative on the Eastern District Civic Amenity Site Joint Committee.


Mission Statement:

"My mission is to work towards helping secure a better deal for the people of Murrays Ward and the Douglas community; to strengthen links between the Council and government, focus on delivering value for money and ensure Council business is conducted with openness and transparency."

Mr Councillor John Edward Skinner

Committees:
  • Housing & Property Committee
  • Standards Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Mr Councillor John Edward Skinner

Ward:
Murrays

Address:
6 Berkeley Street
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 3QA
Telephone:
01624 626543

Email:
Occupation:
Retired Fire Officer



Mission Statement:

"I am proud to have the opportunity to apply my public service skills to supporting the ratepayers of Douglas; to offer an alternative perspective, to question and challenge and help secure value for money in the provision of Council services."

Councillor Ms Karen Angela

Committees:
  • Housing & Property Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Councillor Ms Karen Angela

Ward:
Athol

Address:
Balladane
7 Castlemona Avenue
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 4EA
Mobile:
07624 377424

Email:
Occupation:
Retired Sub Postmaster and Businesswoman



Mission Statement:

"I am proud to have been given the opportunity to work in partnership with my fellow Councillors and the local community to help improve the quality of life in the capital and to represent the residents of Athol ward to the best of my ability at all times."

Councillor Mrs Catherine Ann Corlett

Committees:
  • Environmental Services Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Councillor Mrs Catherine Ann Corlett

Ward:
St. George's

Address:
30 Cronkbourne Road
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 3LB
Telephone:
(01624) 675554

Mobile:
(07624) 454238

Email:
Occupation:
Caterer

Other public bodies:
Douglas Borough Council representative on the Isle of Man Municipal Association.


Mission Statement:

"I shall seek to uphold the Council’s values of openness, accessibility and honesty. I look forward to having the opportunity to contribute to local government reform. I also maintain that while we must value our heritage we must be brave and embrace positive change. "

Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Caracher Quirk

Committees:
  • Environmental Services Committee
Re-election Year: 2016
Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Caracher Quirk

Ward:
Athol

Address:
Eary Vane
Alexander Drive
Douglas
Isle of Man 
IM2 3QX
Telephone:
01624 674892

Occupation:
Hotelier

Other public bodies:
Representative on Douglas Town Band Committee


Mission Statement:

"I represented Derby Ward for 17 years and am now honoured to be serving Athol Ward. I pledge to be approachable and accessible to my constituents, am passionate about Douglas, fully support the town centre regeneration scheme and will work with my fellow Members and officers to ensure the Council delivers value for money services."