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So far Rob Callister has created 637 blog entries.

MHK Blog 27th July to 2nd August 2020

2020-08-01T10:27:13+01:001 August 2020|

Blog 2 Aug 20After a very busy period over the past couple of weeks, it has been difficult this week to adjust to a slightly slower pace, especially with no Parliamentary sittings to prepare for until October.

Over the summer period Department and Constituent […]

MHK Blog 20th to 26th July 2020

2020-07-25T09:15:16+01:0025 July 2020|

Blog 26 July 20A bit of a long Blog this week, so feel free to grab a coffee first……

This week the Isle of Man took its first small step towards achieving no border restrictions, but how and when this island is to reach […]

Callister to DOI just an interim appointment

2020-07-18T08:59:41+01:0018 July 2020|

Rob CallisterIt could change following Douglas South by-election

Rob Callister says he might not be in the Department of Infrastructure for long.

The Onchan MHK was appointed to his third government role yesterday, on top of his responsibilities in the departments of enterprise, […]

Onchan MHK joins DOI with “a lot of difficulties”

2020-07-18T08:55:51+01:0018 July 2020|

Rob CallisterCallister says it’s “better to resolve problems from within”

The promenade scheme, Governor’s Dip and Glencrutchery Road all contributed to Rob Callister’s decision to join the infrastructure department.

He’s joining on an interim basis, with specific responsibility for ports, and will also work […]

Callister joins DoI

2020-07-18T08:51:47+01:0018 July 2020|

Rob Callister, MHKThe Department of Infrastructure has an elected political member again, as Onchan MHK Rob Callister has joined the department, on an interim basis.

Mr Callister’s appointment comes after both Jason Moorhouse and Julie Edge quit the department after Tim Baker […]

MHK Blog 13th to 19th July 2020

2020-07-18T08:46:54+01:0018 July 2020|

Blog 19 July 20The House of Keys structure will look slightly different when it reconvenes on Tuesday 27th October 2020 following a double by-election due to be held in Douglas South on Thursday 27th August.

Following the death of Douglas South MHK Bill Malarkey […]

MHK Blog 6th to 12th July 2020

2020-07-14T23:05:44+01:0011 July 2020|

Blog 12 July 20This year’s Tynwald Day certainly had me going through the history books given the fact that the event had to be scaled back significantly due to the outbreak of Covid-19.

For anyone reading my Blog who is not familiar with Tynwald […]

MHK Blog 29th June to 5th July 2020

2020-07-04T09:23:18+01:004 July 2020|

Blog 5 July 20This week the Manx Labour Party undertook a major transformation as political stalwart David Cretney stepped down as the Party Leader after being involved in Manx politics for over 40 years, and I wish him well in his retirement.

Joney Faragher […]

MHK Blog 22nd to 28th June 2020

2020-06-27T08:17:10+01:0027 June 2020|

Blog 28 June 20The Isle of Man took a further step towards a sense of normality this week when all schools across the island fully opened for the first time since 23rd March.

The last twelve weeks have been difficult for parents and students, […]