Calls for more gov’t investment to protect against flooding

Rob CallisterChair of Environment and Infrastructure Policy Review Committee calls for ‘urgent overview’

There’s not enough investment being made by government to make our roads and homes safe when bad weather hits the Island.

That’s from Onchan MHK Rob Callister speaking in his capacity as chair of the Environment and Infrastructure Policy Review Committee.

He’s written to a number of departments calling for an ‘urgent overview’ of what happened in Laxey yesterday (1 October), when severe flooding ripped through the village streets and into homes.

Mr Callister says more needs to be done, and that means more […]

2 October 2019|

Brands must market services ethically, says MHK

manx telecom interviewMHK unhappy over Manx Telecom communications

An MHK believes companies such as Manx Telecom have a duty to market their services ethically.

Rob Callister has accused the telecoms provider of guerilla marketing and scare tactics after some customers received a letter warning of pending price rises.

The firm has since apologised for any confusion, as some MT users can actually cut their bill by switching to a newer tariff.

Mr Callister says service providers have to contact customers responsibly:

In a statement to Manx Radio, Ed Jennings, Manx Telecom Chief Commercial Officer, said: “Manx […]

31 July 2019|
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