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MHK Blog 18th to 24th May 2020

2020-05-23T09:48:24+01:0023 May 2020|

Blog 24 May 20As the Isle of Man continues to settle into the “new normal”, a number of non-essential shops have started to re-open this week, along with lifting various restrictions on certain sports and other activities etc.

These businesses will still have to […]

Judgments register is limited

2020-05-22T08:00:58+01:0022 May 2020|

Alf CannanThe range of the Judgments Register, often referred to as a register of debt, limits its effectiveness in providing a true representation of civil debts.

Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan said Treasury has been working toward introducing amending legislation as part of […]

Delayed reshuffle after Allinson becomes minister

2020-05-22T07:56:24+01:0022 May 2020|

A number of appointments confirmed in Tynwald

There’s been what could be described as a delayed reshuffle in Tynwald this week, as a number of new political appointments were confirmed.

After Dr Alex Allinson MHK was made minister of education, sport and culture earlier this […]

MHK Blog 11th to 17th May 2020

2020-05-16T08:07:35+01:0016 May 2020|

Blog 17 May 20With the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continuing to dominate the news headlines at the moment, it seems fitting that we took a moment on Tuesday to celebrate International Nurses Day on the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder […]

MHK Blog 4th to 10th May 2020

2020-05-09T09:04:43+01:009 May 2020|

Blog 10 May 20At 15.00 on 8th May 1945, the Prime Minister Winston Churchill formally announced that the war in Europe was over after Germany surrendered the day before.

During his radio announcement, Winston Churchill said that at 2.41am on 7th May 1945 at […]

MHK Blog 27th April to 3rd May 2020

2020-05-02T08:33:26+01:002 May 2020|

Blog 3 May 20At 11am on Tuesday morning this week the Isle of Man, UK and many other jurisdictions stopped for a minute’s silence to commemorate those frontline workers that have died from the Coronavirus (Covid-19) over the past few months.

It is hard […]

MHK Blog 20th to 26th April 2020

2020-04-25T07:26:48+01:0025 April 2020|

Blog 26 April 20As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to affect our daily lives here on the Isle of Man, attention is now moving towards lifting some of those restrictions, which has certainly created its own concerns amongst the Manx Community this week.

With […]

MHK Blog 13th to 19th April 2020

2020-04-18T09:26:26+01:0018 April 2020|

Blog 19 Apr 20Over the past few weeks since the Coronavirus (Covid-19) started to seriously affect our daily lives, I have seen so many heartfelt and sincere messages to describe our frontline staff that continue to work on our behalf, and under prolonged […]

MHK Blog 6th to 12th April 2020

2020-04-11T11:27:00+01:0011 April 2020|

Blog 12 Apr 20I was reading another article from the Guardian Newspaper this week, which was entitled “100 Days that Changed the World”.

It starts with the celebrations around New Year’s Eve at the end of 2019 when the world was preparing to celebrate […]

MHK Blog 30th March to 5th April 2020

2020-04-04T11:58:33+01:004 April 2020|

Blog 5 Apr 20On 1st July 2016, I wrote my first Blog, which was entitled an “election blog” for the House of Keys General Election being held on 22nd September 2016.

It gave an overview of the pressures, the nerves and not forgetting the […]