Five urgent questions at House of Keys sitting
There are five urgent questions in the House of Keys today about the collapse of Flybe and how prepared or not the Island was.
Three of the questions come from Onchan MHK Rob Callister.
He wants to know how much money the airline owes the Manx Government and when will we have replacement services to Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester?:
Source: Manx Radio
Following the announcement that public sector rents will increase by 1.9% from April, Onchan MHK Rob Callister says it’s time to look again at the system.
Tenants to pay up to £2.01 more per week from April
The infrastructure minister says a tenant’s ability to pay is considered when setting rents, alongside the need for investment and maintenance in social housing.
It was announced this week that rents for those in public sector homes will rise by 1.9% from April, meaning tenants will have to pay an extra £1-2 a week depending on their property size.
The Department of Infrastructure and local authorities provide housing across the Island, but the cost of maintaining and investing in homes far outstrips what’s collected in […]