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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 12 elected councillors, three serving each of the four 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 Claire Louise Wells

Committees:
  • Executive Committee
  • Housing Committee
Re-election Year: 2025
Councillor Mrs Claire Louise Wells

Ward:
South

Address:
26 Meadow Crescent
Saddlestone Park
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 1NJ
Leader of the Council

Mobile:
07624 424565

Email:
Occupation:
IT Support Supervisor



Mission Statement:

"I would like to perform my duties as a Douglas Councillor with integrity, challenging decisions I feel do not benefit Douglas residents and help make Douglas a thriving community for the Isle of Man."

Mr Councillor John Edward Skinner

Committees:
  • Environmental Services Committee
  • Housing Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2025
Mr Councillor John Edward Skinner

Ward:
Central

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

Mobile:
07624 487888

Email:
Occupation:
Retired Fire Officer



Mission Statement:

"I am proud and honoured to have the opportunity to continue to support 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 Janet Thommeny

Committees:
  • Executive Committee
  • Housing Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2025
Councillor Ms Janet Thommeny

Ward:
North

Address:
23 Berrywoods Avenue
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 7DA
Telephone:
01624 660246

Mobile:
07624 497833

Email:
Occupation:
Retired Mental Health Professional

Other public bodies:
Council representative for the Society for the Preservation of the Manx Countryside and Environment.


Mission Statement:

"I pledge to be accessible and approachable and to serve the ratepayers of Athol Ward and the Borough of Douglas with integrity and honesty, listening, hearing and responding to local issues brought to my attention."

Mr Councillor Peter John Washington

Committees:
  • Housing Committee
Re-election Year: 2025
Mr Councillor Peter John Washington

Ward:
North

Address:
67 Keppel Road
Willaston
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 6NW
Telephone:
01624 614199

Mobile:
07624 422801

Email:
Occupation:
Retired Public Servant

Other public bodies:
Douglas Town Band Committee. Isle of Man Municipal Association.


Mission Statement:

"In all that I do to serve the people of Douglas I pledge to uphold my life-long commitment to equality, transparency, openness and mutual respect."

Mr Councillor Steven Robert Crellin

Committees:
  • Housing Committee
  • Pensions Committee
Re-election Year: 2025
Mr Councillor Steven Robert Crellin

Ward:
South

Address:
33 Cedar Grove
Lower Pulrose
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 1ES
Telephone:
01624 619250

Email:
Occupation:
Company Director / Civil Servant

Other public bodies:
Council representative on the Douglas Town Band Committee.


Mission Statement:

"It is an honour to be serving the people of Douglas. I will strive to improve and promote a good quality of life for all the town’s residents, to deliver value-for-money and challenge anything I think is not right for the town and its residents. I will work to improve the town’s infrastructure and facilities to make Douglas a better and more exciting place to work and live and I will do this with integrity, honesty and accountability."