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.
Councillor Mrs Raina Chatel
- Regeneration & Community Committee
- Standards Committee
'The Blossoms' 4 The Esplanade Douglas Isle of Man IM2 4LR
Other public bodies:
"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
- Executive Committee
8 Laureston Close Douglas Isle of Man IM2 4BF
Retired Local Government Officer
"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
- Housing Committee
- Pensions Committee
60 Victoria Road Douglas Isle of Man IM2 4HQ
"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."