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Rob Callister, MHK
Swearing in

Rob Callister, MHK
Failt erriu – Welcome

Thank you for visiting my website; I hope you find the content useful.

A big thank you to the people of Onchan for putting their trust and confidence in me at the House of Keys General Election, which was held on 22nd September 2016.

I consider myself a truly independent candidate with a commitment to serve and represent residents of Onchan in all aspects of our community for the overall benefit of our Constituency and I will work towards a common goal to ensure that all matters tabled before me are considered openly, professionally and that all decisions are made without fear or favour.

The Isle of Man Government over the five years must…

* Re-establish a level of trust and confidence with the people of this island
* Keep the Manx Public fully informed of the challenges we face as a community
* Ensure that the island’s economic success remains the Government’s overarching priority
* Implement a robust tax system, which is fair to all and not the few
* Implement a long term strategy to address the pension crisis
* Ensure delivery of a first class health service
* Ensure delivery of a first class education system
* Address concerns regarding the Sea and Air routes
* Address shortages for first-time buyers and local authority housing

As an Onchan MHK I will continue to…

* Represent all sections of our Community
* Work in partnership with the Local Authority, Commissioners and other Local Groups to represent the best interests of Onchan
* Represent Onchan’s Social Housing Tenants, in order to ensure that rents are set fairly
* Defend Onchan’s right to remain Social Housing landlord and ensure decisions relating to the island’s housing structure are made for the right reasons
* Defend Onchan’s right to remain a local authority for the foreseeable future.

Rob Callister, MHK

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MHK Blog 16th to 22nd Nov 2020

Blog 15 Nov 20In this month’s Tynwald sitting two very important items were tabled for discussion, but I do acknowledge that the House of Keys Speaker, Juan Watterson, SHK might argue that there were in fact three items of public importance after […]

MHK Blog 9th to 15th Nov 2020

Blog 15 Nov 20Last Saturday evening the main news channels in the US and UK confirmed that America had spoken and had elected Democrat Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America, which was almost 5 days after […]

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Latest parliamentary business…

Question to the Minister for Health and Social Care – 22 Jul 2020

The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the Minister for Health and Social Care:
Pursuant to the Select Committee Report on Accommodation for Vulnerable Young People, what work has been undertaken to deliver an adequate level of semi-independent, quality independently supported and residential accommodation for young people in care, […]

Question to the Minister for Health and Social Care – 22 Jul 2020

The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the Minister for Health and Social Care:
Pursuant to the Select Committee Report on Accommodation for Vulnerable Young People, what work has been undertaken to enable Government services acting as a corporate parent to ensure that management quality standards are being met […]

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Latest news…

Scouts to say farewell to TT scoreboard

TT scoreboardCubs and explorers invited for goodbye picture

Scouts are being invited to be photographed one last time in front of the iconic TT scoreboard.

Standing for over 100 years, the board took 70 scouts to operate it, keeping Grandstand fans up to date with […]

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Draft Area Plan for the East

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