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Proposed Port Erin (Boundary Extension) Order

Port Erin Commissioners have made an application to the Department of Infrastructure for an order under s.6 of the Local Government Act 1985 to adjust the boundaries between the districts of Rushen and Port Erin so as to move the entire residential estate at Ballakilley into Port Erin.

A copy of Port Erin Commissioners application, together with plans of the area can be found in the downloadable documents section.

The land sought to be moved is at present part of the parish of Rushen.

The Department is required to hold an inquiry in respect of this application.

Public Inquiry 

Mr G. F. Karran MBE TH has been appointed as Chairperson of the inquiry, and the public inquiry will be held at:

Date and time
9.30 am on week commencing Monday 4 March 2019

Civic Centre
Farrant’s Way

Proposed Douglas (Alteration of Wards and Number of Members) Scheme  

Douglas Corporation (Douglas Borough Council) has made a scheme for an order under s.9(2) of the Local Government Act 1985 to be made to abolish the 6 existing wards within the Borough of Douglas (of 3 members each) and to create 4 new wards for the Borough, with 3 members to be elected to each of the new wards. This would result in a reduction of members by 6.

The maps of the new wards can be found on this page:

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