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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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Councillor Mrs Raina Chatel

Committees:
  • Regeneration & Community Committee
  • Standards Committee
Re-election Year: 2020
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 the governing body of St Ninian's High School. President of the Isle of Man Municipal Association. Member of the Allotments Committee. Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Douglas.


Mission Statement:

"I have served as a Councillor since 1985 and remain committed to serving the people of Douglas. I will work towards ensuring the Council’s existing housing stock - especially the town centre flats – is maintained in good order; support the building of affordable new Council homes; and apply my experience to help develop the town's leisure and community amenities. I will also be proud and honoured to serve in my role as an Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Douglas. "

Mr Councillor Ian John Gelling Clague, MBE

Committees:
  • Executive Committee
Re-election Year: 2020
Mr Councillor Ian John Gelling Clague, MBE

Ward:
Victoria

Address:
8 Laureston Close
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 4BF
Telephone:
01624 622030

Mobile:
07624 407199

Email:
Occupation:
Retired Local Government Officer



Mission Statement:

"To represent the people of Victoria Ward and Douglas to my best ability, utilising my 35 years’ experience of working for the Council, in continuing to deliver quality, cost effective services within a reasonable level of rating whilst continuing the efforts to improve environmental quality and regeneration in order to bring investment into the Borough for a brighter and sustainable future. "

Mr Councillor Jonathan Joughin

Committees:
  • Environmental Services Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2020
Mr Councillor Jonathan Joughin

Ward:
Victoria

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

Mobile:
07624 413546

Email:
Other public bodies:
Council representative on the Richmond Hill Consultative Committee.


Mission Statement:

"It is an honour to be representing Victoria Ward again. My priorities have always been to really connect with the people and rate payers of Douglas by striving to improve communication between voters and councillors to promote a good community spirt and a good quality of life for all the town’s residents. To deliver a value-for-money rate, to continue to work to improve the town’s appearance and facilities to make Douglas a vibrant, exciting place in which to work and live."