Key Aims Set Out in 5 Year Plan

Key Aims Set Out in 5 Year Plan

The 24-page document sets out priorities under three headings:- √ An Inclusive and Caring Society √ An Island of Enterprise and Opportunity √ Financially Responsible Government. It lists 20 key outcomes for the Manx government, along with a series of policy commitments and actions required to achieve them. The programme, entitled Our Island:- A Special Place to Live and Work will be

Lawrie Calls For A Living Wage

Lawrie Calls For A Living Wage

On January 17th LibVan and Ramsey MHK Lawrie Hooper will bring a motion to Tynwald to ask that the Government bring forward proposals for a voluntary living wage by October this year. Despite the challenging financial times (or perhaps especially because of them) it is essential that people who are working a full-time job are

Patrick Wants Politics Lessons In Schools

Patrick Wants Politics Lessons In Schools

An MHK’s motion to Tywnald is being put to the public vote online – before next week’s sitting of parliament. Kate Beecroft is asking the court to support a call for the Manx political system to be made compulsory in schools from age 14.  The suggestion comes from the Lib Van leader’s intern local student Patrick Vernon. He’s posted the motion on a new