Pool circuit event in MHK’s sights

2019-03-02T09:13:17+00:0028 February 2019|

Interview on potential Pool competitionBid to attract top players to IoM

Following the success of Manx eight-ball pool player David Addinall, in his first season on the International Professional Pool Players’ Association circuit, an MHK is bidding for the Island to host one of […]

Technical issues delaying Flybe app

2019-03-02T09:01:22+00:0028 February 2019|

Nothing can be done until systems are ready, says minister

The delay to passengers being able to use the Flybe app at Ronaldsway airport is down to technical issues.

Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer has been responding to a House of Keys question for written answer from Onchan MHK Rob Callister.

Mr Harmer said the […]

Cancellation of PO/Santander contract could cause problems

2019-03-02T08:59:55+00:0027 February 2019|

MHK raises concerns in Keys

Onchan MHK Rob Callister says the cancellation of a contract between Isle of Man Post Office and Santander Bank will put lots of small organisations in a difficult position.

In the House of Keys this week, Mr Callister asked Chairman of the Post Office Julie Edge MHK if […]

Santander service making a loss for Post Office

2019-03-02T08:57:18+00:0026 February 2019|

Chairman says contract will end due to cost

The Chairman of the Isle of Man Post Office says operating a Santander banking service was costing the organisation money.

Julie Edge was asked to make a statement on the decision to end the contract with Santander at this week’s sitting of the House of […]

Education Bill fair to Home Educators

2019-03-02T08:55:16+00:0026 February 2019|

Issue raised in House of Keys

The Department of Education, Sport and Culture’s consultation on the draft Education Bill is open to everyone, including home educators.

That’s according to Minister Graham Cregeen.

He was answering a question in Keys this morning from Onchan MHK Rob Callister.

Mr Callister wanted to know if the consultation was fair and impartial […]

Knotweed issue to be raised again

2019-03-02T08:50:17+00:0026 February 2019|

Call for treatment plan details

The treatment of Japanese knotweed is to be raised at a political level again.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister will ask the environment minister what his department is doing to remove the invasive plant.

Previously Geoffrey Boot has said it will be treated but only on land owned by government.

Various […]

Callister questions, Hooper clauses dominate Keys agenda

2019-03-02T08:48:44+00:0026 February 2019|

Twelve questions for oral answer

The House of Keys are sitting this morning.

There are 12 questions for oral answer and 22 for written reply, though amendments to the Communications Bill are likely to dictate the day’s proceedings.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister has questions about several matters.

Mr Callister will quiz the chief minister on the Manx […]

MHK question on Education Bill

2019-02-25T12:22:47+00:0025 February 2019|

Consultation on the 2019 Education Bill will be discussed in the House of Keys tomorrow.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister wants to know what measures the Department of Education, Sport & Culture has taken to ensure the consultation process is fair and impartial regarding home educators.

He’ll put his query to DESC Minister, […]

Copy and paste integrated care question for health minister

2019-02-25T12:20:24+00:0025 February 2019|

MHK asks when minister knew document had been copied from Wigan

An MHK wants to know when the health minister found out the Island’s integrated care vision had been copied from a Wigan strategy.

The Public Accounts Committee recently revealed over half of the document was identical to the Wigan Council Integrated Health […]