Manx Gas pricing review expected end of January

2018-12-23T20:12:16+00:0023 December 2018|

Findings were initially expected this month

A review into the Manx Gas charging structure won’t be published until the end of January.

An investigation into its pricing was promised following protests last winter.

It follows calls for scrutiny from Onchan MHK Rob Callister, after the company increased customers’ tariffs by 3.5%.

The review was expected to […]

MHK Blog 17th to 23rd December 2018

2018-12-22T10:25:35+00:0022 December 2018|

Blog 23 Dec 18This week has almost been a non-event for me, mainly because I have been suffering from a touch of man flu, which any bloke will tell you is just one step from death’s door – unfortunately, wives and partners never […]

Question to the Post Office Chairman – 11th Dec 2018

2019-03-12T10:40:15+00:0018 December 2018|

The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the Chairman of the Post Office:
If she will provide a breakdown, for each of the last five years, of the number of employees by grade, pay scale and pension costs on (a) permanent contracts; and (b) temporary fixed terms contracts?


MHK Blog 10th to 16th December 2018

2018-12-17T11:03:37+00:0016 December 2018|

Blog 16 Dec 18The Post Office Strike and the Manx Radio Select Committee on Public Service Media Report were two of the key topics of discussion this week, especially in Tynwald.

Despite some negotiations between the CWU and the Post Office the strike action […]

Edge ‘misled’ about posties’ pay

2018-12-17T11:33:17+00:0014 December 2018|

The chairman of the Post Office has been accused of misleading Tynwald over her claim that posties earn £33,000-a-year on average.

Julie Edge MHK came under fire as postal workers with the Communication Workers’ Union began a two-day strike in a dispute over pay and changes to terms and conditions.

Talks […]

Criticism over Post office reform plan

2018-12-17T11:30:09+00:0014 December 2018|

Post Office reform that will see a reduction in deliveries and changes to workers’ pensions was backed by Tynwald this week – but only after startling criticism from some quarters.

The board came under sustained attack in Tynwald as Post Office chairman Julie Edge they sought support for proposed pension […]

MHK refutes statement on three-day postal service

2018-12-17T11:24:37+00:0013 December 2018|

Callister calls for PO chair to correct statement

Onchan MHK Rob Callister has issued a brief statement to refute suggestions that he had supported the introduction of a three day working week for the Island’s postal service.

He says he’s not sure where the suggestion has come from and wishes to categorically […]

Full interview with Rob Callister on Post Office concerns

2018-12-17T11:22:33+00:0012 December 2018|

Rob CallisterMHK talks to Tim Glover about Post Office concerns

Yesterday’s Tynwald debate on the Post Office provided an interesting sideshow.

The Department for Enterprise is the sponsoring department for the Isle of Man Post Office.

However, all four political members of the department spoke […]

Question to the DOI Minister – 11th Dec 2018

2019-03-12T10:44:17+00:0011 December 2018|

The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the Minister for Infrastructure:
Whether his Department has considered introducing a sliding scale of rental tariffs and rent
caps in the private sector, based around the quality and facilities being offered by the landlord to protect low-income tenants?

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