MHK Blog 10th to 16th Feb 2020

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Blog 16 Feb 20You never do get two days the same in this role, last week seemed quiet and peaceful and this week there simply weren’t enough hours in the day to do everything….

It certainly didn’t help that Boardpad, the app which holds […]

MHK Blog 3rd to 9th Feb 2020

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Blog 9 Jan 20This was another one of those weeks which didn’t feel stressful or particularly busy, but there was certainly a lot of reading involved and a lot of small tasks that took up a considerable amount of time.

Last Saturday lunchtime I […]

MHK Blog 27th Jan to 2nd Feb 2020

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Blog 2 Feb 20A change of pace this week after a busy Tynwald sitting last week, but I am not complaining because it has enabled me to catch up with correspondence, projects and a lot of reading especially relating to the Education Bill […]

MHK Blog 20th to 26th Jan 2020

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Blog 26 Jan 20Tuesday this week saw the first sitting of Tynwald in 2020, and it was certainly a bumper sitting with several big items up for discussion, including an £8 million Supplementary Vote from the Department of Health and Social Care, the […]

MHK Blog 13th to 19th Jan 2020

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Blog 19 Jan 20The Isle of Man Social Attitudes Survey for 2019 has been published, and it certainly makes interesting reading. It is one of the publications that all Tynwald Members should read, and although the information should be considered in the correct […]

MHK Blog 6th to 12th Jan 2020

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Blog 12 Jan 20Still early in January, but you will definitely need to grab a coffee before settling down for this week’s Blog…..

I think people are now starting to accept that the Earth’s climate is changing and that global temperatures are predicted to […]

MHK Blog 30th Dec 2019 to 5th Jan 2020

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Blog 5 Jan 20Happy New Year, Happy New Decade – welcome to the 2020s!

The last 10 years have flown by, and on occasion it has certainly been a rollercoaster of a ride for me personally, but overall it has probably been the best […]

MHK Blog 23rd to 29th December 2019

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Blog 29 Dec 19To steal a few words from a famous song at this time of year – so this is Christmas and what have you done…..?

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas Day and Boxing Day and that everyone was spoiled rotten, […]

MHK Blog 16th to 22nd December 2019

2019-12-21T08:05:14+00:0021 December 2019|

Blog 22 Dec 19With the Conservatives’ UK general election victory last week still ringing in the ears of the Labour leadership and for their supporters across the UK, I do wonder if anyone actually spares a thought for those MPs who have lost […]

MHK Blog 9th to 15th Dec 2019

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Blog 15 Dec 19This week the United Kingdom went back to the ballot box for the third time in just five years, in order to elect a new Prime Minister.

This is after Boris Johnson called a snap General Election at the end of […]