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That Tynwald –
1. Recognises the importance of the Island’s Historic Built Heritage and that its role contributes positively to our UNESCO International Biosphere status;
2. Agrees that in order to protect our historic built environment for future generations, and acknowledging its role within our Biosphere status, Government should take a cross-departmental approach in its aims to conserve, preserve and enhance this aspect of our built environment;
3. Acknowledges that the Historic Buildings Conservation Scheme provided a level of support to assist owners of historic buildings with repairs to their buildings.
4. Appoints a Select Committee of three Members:-
a. to assess options for incentives and penalties to address the challenges facing owners, local and national Government and other stakeholders;
b. to assess what policies, schemes and measures exist elsewhere and how these could be adopted by Government; and
c. to publish by the last day of December 2022 a report to Tynwald with recommendations.