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Callister wants answers on Flybe collapse

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

11 March 2020|

Affordability always a factor in deciding rents, says Harmer

Ray Harmer MHKTenants 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 […]

9 January 2020|
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