MAGHABERRY: GMC RESPOND OVER DOCTORS ROLE IN DISCIPLINARY PROCESS 30-1-2010

January 30, 2010

The General Medical Council (GMC) has responded to a query from the Celtic League about the involvement of Prison Doctors in the disciplinary processes used against inmates at Maghaberry Prison, in the British controlled north of Ireland. The League had pointed out to

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MANX HEALTH CARE: WHO PICKS UP THE GOVERNORS BILL? 28-1-2010

January 28, 2010

The United Kingdom has caused great consternation in Mannin/the Isle of Man, not least amongst those who have only moved to the Island in recent years, by ending the existing reciprocal health care agreement (RHCA). The reciprocal health care agreement was not a

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MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?MANNIN: Independence referendum why not one on the future of of LegCo?

January 28, 2010

It has been reported in a Manx newspaper that the Isle of Man Chief Minister (CM) Tony Brown MHK has pledged that any decision on total independence from the United Kingdom would be made via a referendum. The CM was responding to a

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MANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in ManninMANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in ManninMANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in ManninMANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in ManninMANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in ManninMANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in ManninMANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in ManninMANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in ManninMANNIN: UK Supreme Court verdict also exposes ‘unlawful’ laws in Mannin

January 27, 2010

It’s not just UK law-makers who will be left red-faced after today’s Supreme Court ruling that orders which freeze the assets of terror suspects are unlawful. Similar legislation has been applied in the Isle of Man and a trawl, via Manx government websites,

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MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!MANNIN: Colonial government! Colonial justice! Colonial police!

January 23, 2010

It is useful at times of `nationalist unrest’ to reflect on just how impartial the organs of the State are. With Mannin currently experiencing a period of political turbulence caused by a variety of conflicts with the United Kingdom, where do the allegiances

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MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?MANNIN: Sensitivity in the media?

January 21, 2010

A curious article has appeared in the only commercial Isle of Man Newspaper group which seems to indicate a degree of obsession in the Editorial team. The Editors Blog cites an anecdotal tale of an anonymous Taxi driver telling a fare how completely

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KERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaignKERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaignKERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaignKERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaignKERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaignKERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaignKERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaignKERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaignKERNOW: Academic backs Kernow National Trust campaign

January 21, 2010

A prominent Scottish academic has given his backing to a campaign that is being run by the Kernow branch of the Celtic League. Professor Kenneth MacKinnon, who is a world renowned Celtic scholar, said in a letter to Kernow branch secretary Michael Chappell

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MANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislationMANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislationMANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislationMANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislationMANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislationMANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislationMANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislationMANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislationMANNIN: Court ruling also exposes flaw in Manx legislation

January 12, 2010

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that stop and search powers granted to police under the UK Terrorism Act 2000 do not contain adequate safeguards and are unlawful. The relevant section of the UK Act has been replicated in the Isle

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ÉIRE: Irish language actÉIRE: Irish language actÉIRE: Irish language actÉIRE: Irish language actÉIRE: Irish language actÉIRE: Irish language actÉIRE: Irish language actÉIRE: Irish language actÉIRE: Irish language act

January 10, 2010

The Celtic League has asked the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office what steps it is (has) taken to comply with a UN recommendation that an Irish Language act should be introduced. (See below): “Rt Hon David Milliband MP Secretary of State for Foreign

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English Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territoriesEnglish Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territoriesEnglish Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territoriesEnglish Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territoriesEnglish Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territoriesEnglish Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territoriesEnglish Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territoriesEnglish Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territoriesEnglish Foreign Ministry gerrymanders evidence to UN on dependent territories

January 10, 2010

The Celtic League have written to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office asking what steps it is taking to implement recommendations in the most recent report of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The UK is “the State Party”

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