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Who are Peel Commissioners? 2017-05-08T15:34:39+00:00

Members of the Board of Peel Commissioners

  • Chairman:
    Ian Davison

  • Deputy Chairman:
    Christine Moughtin

  • Lead Members:
  • Finance and Staff Resources – Hazel Hannan & Eddie Convery

  • Works – David Lace and Allan Jones

  • Property and Asset Management – Alan Jones and Christine Moughtin

  • Events and Commercial Innovation – Ian Davison and Ben Heath

Appointments to outside Bodies (from May ’17):

Peel & Western District Housing Committee:
Christine Moughtin and Alan Jones

Western Civic Amenity Site:
David Lace

Western Swimming Pool Board:
Ben Heath

Young persons representative:
Ben Heath

Peel Chamber of Trade & Commerce:
Hazel Hannan

Regeneration Committee:
Hazel Hannan

Municipal Association:
Alan Jones

Peel Heritage Trust:
Christine Moughtin

Western Traffic Management Group:
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Ian Davison
Ian DavisonChair of Commissioners
Address: The Eaves, 26 Derby Road
Tel: 844111
Christine Moughtin
Christine MoughtinDeputy Chair of Commissioners
Commissioner for over 35 years, Chairperson on 4 occasions and served on all committees.

Have always had Peel’s interest at heart and will endeavour to strive for the best for Peel and its future.

Phone: 493637
Address: 18a Patrick Street, Peel IM5 1BR

Alan Jones
Alan JonesCommissioner
I was born in Malaya where my Father was working as a Colonial Police Officer. My mother (Maiden name McDonald) was born in Gib lane in Peel. I attended Peel Clothworkers School before being sent to Boarding Schools in England. After school I joined the RAF then joined the Metropolitan Police.

After five years in London I transferred to the IOM Constabulary where I served for the next 25 years. During my service in the Constabulary I was a Police Federation representative for 20 years, 15 years as Chairman. I represented my colleagues on all matters concerned with pay, conditions of service and welfare matters.

I decided to stand for the Commissioners after discovering that there was a vacancy to be filled. I hope to use my experience to assist the Board in maintaining Peel’s unique community spirit, to try to encourage industry and trade in Peel and to assist any individual who feels that I could assist with a problem.

David Lace
David LaceCommissioner
I have been on the board of the Peel Town Commissioners since 1995. I was born, and have always lived, in the west of the Island.

I work for the Manx Electricity Authority on shifts at the power station and have a business called Houseminder, which I started a few years ago. I have a daughter, called Deborah, who lives with my ex-wife Janice.

Edward Convery
Edward ConveryCommissioner
I am Manx, attended Ballakermeen and St Ninians Schools, and have lived in various parts of the Island, finally settling in Peel 15 years ago, which I love. I am a member of various local sporting clubs, and auditor to others.

I work part-time, having recently retired as Clerk to Castletown Town Commissioners, and therefore have 7 years knowledge of Local Authority functions/duties/challenges, many of which apply to Peel, which is facing a demanding future.

I will do my best for the people and prosperity of Peel.

Address: 30 Fuchsia Close, Peel, IM5 1GL
Phone: 843225

Ben Heath
Ben HeathCommissioner
I own and run Harbour Lights restaurants with my parents and I am married to Emily (née Killey) a nurse at Nobles Hospital. We have two young children who will grow up in Peel and this is my first time standing for local election. I have put myself forward to serve as a commissioner as I believe I will be a sensible voice for our community. I want to ensure that over the coming years, as more responsibilities are farmed out from central government to local authorities, that we have the right board of representatives making the right choices for Peel.

As a newcomer to local politics I would be keen to hear your thoughts and concerns and will always make myself available to hear what you have to say about the beautiful place in which we live.

Hazel Hannan
Hazel HannanCommissioner
Derek Sewell
Derek SewellTown Clerk