Pupils return to school

2020-06-22T21:05:16+01:0022 June 2020|

Twelve-week closure comes to an end

All the Island’s schools fully reopen this morning.

They closed 13 weeks ago on 23 March as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

These Ballakermeen students have been studying from home during the period and are worried about the […]

New Children’s Champion appointed

2020-06-20T10:39:55+01:0020 June 2020|

Rob CallisterRob Callister MHK takes up role

Vulnerable young people on the Island now have a new Children’s Champion.

Rob Callister MHK will take up the position, which was designed to give children in need a voice.

He takes over from Tim Baker, who’s moved into […]

Tynwald votes to end Manx Gas deal

2020-06-18T12:44:05+01:0018 June 2020|

Manx Gas will be given notice at the end of this month to end its controversial regulatory deal with government.

The move came following a motion tabled by ousted minister Chris Thomas who was unsuccessful in getting a new voluntary agreement after […]

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 […]