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Douglas Promenade Scheme: Department for Enterprise to give evidence

​The Environment and Infrastructure Policy Review Committee is examining the progress of the Douglas Promenade refurbishment works, with particular reference to the impact on business. 

The Committee intends to hear oral evidence on this topic on Friday 20th September 2019, starting at 10.30am.   

The Committee will hear from the following witnesses:

  • Hon Laurence Skelly MHK, Minister for Enterprise
  • Mr Rob Callister MHK, Departmental Member with responsibility for tourism
  • Mr Mark Lewin, Chief Executive of the Department for Enterprise
  • Mrs Angela Byrne, Head of Visit Isle of Man
  • Mr Tim Cowsill, Business Development Manager, Business Isle of Man

The evidence will be taken in the Legislative Council Chamber, Legislative Buildings, Bucks Road, Douglas. Members of the public are welcome to attend. The hearing will also be streamed live via the audio webcast service on the Tynwald website.

Background

On 19th July 2019 the Committee took oral evidence from representatives of the Department of Infrastructure and a number of businesses based on the Promenade. The Hansard transcript of the oral hearing is now available on the Tynwald website.

The Committee issued a call for written evidence on 1st August 2019.  The responses have now been published on the Tynwald website.

The Committee was established by Tynwald in October 2016. The Members elected to the Committee are Mr Rob Callister MHK (Chair), Mrs Clare Barber (née Bettison) MHK, and Mr Chris Robertshaw MHK.  Mr Callister has recused himself from this inquiry because he is a member of the Department for Enterprise, one of the Departments under scrutiny.  The Committee has elected Mrs Barber as its Chair for this inquiry. 

The progress of the Committee’s inquiry can be followed via the Tynwald website

For further information contact:
Francisca Gale
Clerk to the Committee
Legislative Buildings, Douglas, IM1 3PW
Tel: (01624) 685500
Published - 06/09/2019