Onchan was first formed as a constituency in its own right in 1986, having previously been part of Middle.
It is sandwiched between Douglas to the south and Garff to the north, and is bordered to the west by the parish of Braddan in the constituency of Middle. Onchan village is the Isle of Man’s second largest centre of population, after Douglas.
The boundary changes for 2016 mean the constituency consists of Ballachurry, Birch Hill, Hague, and part of Howstrake.
Census Information (2016)
According to the Boundary Review Committee’s figures for the constituency, based on the 2011 census, Ballachurry has a population of 1,468, Birch Hill has 3,025, and Hague has 1,106.
The constituency also takes in 1,106 from Howstrake, leading to an overall resident population of 6,705.
Julie was born and educated on the Island and has lived in Onchan for 43 years as part of a family that have been actively involved in the community.
She is a chartered manager and qualified school business manager and also studied for an MBA at Henley Management College.
Julie has always prided herself on attaining externally verified qualifications which has provided her with the drive, tenacity and determination to succeed.
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Julie Looks Forward to the Requisition Meeting