MHK wants patient transfer clarity

2019-03-31T04:35:04+01:0031 March 2019|

Onchan member seeking statement from Health Minister

An MHK says Manx patients need clarity about plans to use the Steam Packet Company and easyJet for patient transfers.

The Department of Health and Social Care recently confirmed plans to use the two operators in addition to Flybe for those with medical appointments in […]

MHK Blog 25th to 31st March 2019

2019-03-30T07:38:47+00:0030 March 2019|

Blog 30 Mar 19This week was one of those uneventful and quiet weeks, which I am not complaining about as it has enabled me to focus on various other projects that I want to complete in 2019.

It also gave me an opportunity to […]

Minister to be quizzed on patient transfers

2019-03-30T02:22:08+00:0030 March 2019|

Onchan MHK Rob Callister will bring up the subject of patient transfers in the next House of Keys sitting.

He’ll ask Health and Social Care Minister, David Ashford MHK, if he will make a statement regarding future patient transfer services using EasyJet and the Steam Packet Company.

It’s one of six queries […]

Museum to continue seven day opening

2019-03-30T02:17:20+00:0027 March 2019|

The Manx Museum in Douglas will continue to open seven days a week all year round after a successful trial.

Since April 2018 the museum has opened on Sundays to test if it would attract enough visitors.

In Tynwald Department for Enterprise member Rob Callister (Onchan) said: ’The trial demonstrated that […]

MHK Blog 18th to 24th March 2019

2019-03-23T09:47:24+00:0023 March 2019|

The Policy and Reform Minister, Chris Thomas, MHK tabled a Public Sector Pensions – Legacy Funding update in Tynwald this week, which is definitely one of the biggest decisions we will have to make in this administration.

My colleague Bill Shimmins, MHK tabled an […]

2019 TT Radio Coverage

2019-04-25T14:49:26+01:0019 March 2019|

MTTV InterviewFollowing the news that Manx Radio will remain the host radio broadcaster for the TT races in 2019, the MHK with political responsibility for motorsport Rob Callister explains the governments decision.

Link to MTTV Interview

MHK Blog 11th to 17th March 2019

2019-03-16T12:04:46+00:0016 March 2019|

Blog 17 Mar 2019Brexit was firmly back on the UK’s political agenda this week and by the Tuesday evening the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May totally lost control of Brexit after her revamped exit deal for the UK was defeated 391 (No) to […]

Talks to continue on TT commentary contract

2019-03-14T09:27:16+00:0014 March 2019|

Callister explains why only a one-year deal is on offer

Talks between Manx Radio and TT organisers, over a contract to provide commentary for this year’s TT and Festival of Motorcycling, are set to continue later this week.

The Department for Enterprise announced an agreement in principle had been reached between the […]

Question to the OFT Chairman – 26th Feb 2019

2019-03-12T10:15:00+00:0012 March 2019|

The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the OFT Chairman:

When his Board will give Manx Gas six months’ formal notice in respect of terminating the Agreement for the Regulation of the Gas Market in the Isle of Man, dated 24th April 2015, in accordance with section 15.1 of the […]