Select Committee of Tynwald on Built Heritage 

Marlene Maska MLC

Committee Chair

Jason Moorhouse MHK

Committee Member

​Bill Henderson MLC​​​

Committee Member



​Election of Chair: The Committee has elected Mrs Maska as its Chair.

​New Committee: Committee established by Tynwald at the April 2022 sitting. Mrs Maska MLC, Mr Moorhouse MHK and Mr Henderson MLC elected to the Committee.


Contact the Committee

For enquiries or to submit written evidence please contact:

Francisca Gale
Clerk to the Committee
Legislative Buildings
Finch Road
Isle of Man
Tel: 01624 685500

The Committee reserves the right to publish any evidence sent to it in the absence of any agreement that the evidence will be confidential.

Committee Remit

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.