MHK Blog 26th Aug to 1st Sept 2019

2019-08-31T08:38:35+01:0031 August 2019|

Blog 1 Sep 19After many months of planning and saving, Ellen and I left poor Oscar (our cat) at home looking after Pam (my mum) this week, as we set off on our big adventure.

I mentioned last year, before we headed off to […]

New laws could give traffic wardens more powers

2019-08-26T09:41:47+01:0026 August 2019|

Only police can currently issue fines overnight

Traffic wardens could have their powers extended under new legislation planned by the Department of Infrastructure.

Currently, only police can issue fixed penalty notices for overnight and weekend waiting provisions, but that’s set to change this autumn.

The […]

MHK Blog 19th to 25th Aug 2019

2019-08-26T09:38:38+01:0026 August 2019|

Blog 24 Aug 19A difficult few days this week as the family gathered in Sheffield to say goodbye to my father-in-law, Steve, on Monday.

We were therefore travelling on Sunday last weekend, but prior to that, on the Saturday morning I had my political […]

MHK questions parking of motorhomes

2019-08-22T10:23:50+01:0022 August 2019|

Rob CallisterMinister asked if law is to be changed

Where should motorhomes be allowed to be parked, and should we be setting up purpose-built, designated areas for them?

Rob Callister is looking to start a conversation about the law today, with a Tynwald question for the infrastructure minister.

He’s […]

Onchan MHK outlines development opposition

2019-08-19T14:35:43+01:0019 August 2019|

onchan developmentCallister concerned voices won’t be heard

No need for it, inadequate infrastructure and access, and flooding issues – an Onchan MHK has been outlining his objections to a housing estate earmarked for his constituency.

The draft Area Plan for the East, as it currently stands, […]

MHK Blog 12th to 18th Aug 2019

2019-08-17T09:41:24+01:0017 August 2019|

Blog 18 Aug 19The draft Eastern Area Plan was back on the agenda this week as I attended a public meeting scheduled by Onchan District Commissioners on Wednesday evening.

The Area Plan will definitely be one of the biggest topics over the next six […]