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2025 Local Elections


Local authority elections will take place on Thursday, 24th April, 2025. Douglas Council will have 12 vacant seats, split between the four Wards, Central, East, North and South. 


To stand as a local authority member, you must appear on the Register of Electors as of 1st January, 2025 - you do not have to be registered in the constituency for which you are standing. Contact the Crown and Elections Unit on 685754 or at for more information or to check if you are registered. 


The term of office is 4 years. Nomination packs will be available in April 2025.


 If you are interested in standing, or want to find out more, you can;


1. Attend public Council meetings on the second Wednesday of the month in the Council Chamber, at Douglas City Hall;

2. Read agendas and minutes by clicking here;

3. Speak to the Council's Democratic Services Team at or call 696313;

4. Speak to an existing Councillor (details available by clicking here);

5. Follow the Council on Facebook or Twitter to keep up to date with Council news.


Elected Members are required to attend regular Committee, Council and other meetings. All Council and Committee Meetings take place during office hours and generally last no longer than half a day. An attendance allowance can be claimed as follows;


1. Daytime rate: £12.50 per hour (to a maximum of £50 per session)

2. Evening rate - £7.50 per hour (to a maximum of £30 per session)


The maximum yearly allowance available is £6,000.



Last modified on Tuesday, 09 July 2024 13:59