IOM Treasury Cast ‘Some Light’ On Radio Manx Trust

September 20, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE IOM TREASURY CAST ‘SOME LIGHT’ ON RADIO MANX TRUST The Isle of Man Treasury has been commenting on the procedures for appointing representatives to a number of public bodies including the Radio Manx Trust. The comments come in response

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Manx Government Pressed Again On Iran Shipping Issue

September 20, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MANX GOVERNMENT PRESSED AGAIN ON IRAN SHIPPING ISSUE The Celtic League has once again written to the Isle of Man Chief Ministerasking about Manx flagged vessels being involved in possible breaches of UN sanctions. The Chief Minister had previously

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Mannin: Will Judiciary Selection Changes Advance Transparency?

September 19, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MANNIN: WILL JUDICIARY SELECTION CHANGES ADVANCE TRANSPARENCY? The Isle of Man Chief Minister has responded to a query from the Celtic League  about the procedure for the appointment of members of the judiciary. The League had written to the

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Roma: French Ambassador To London Responds

September 19, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE ROMA: FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO LONDON RESPONDS The French Embassy in London has responded to the concerns expressed by the Celtic League about the forced expulsion of Roma people from France which was this week the subject of an intervention by

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Dublin: Response From French Ambassador over Roma Expulsions

September 19, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE DUBLIN: RESPONSE FROM FRENCH AMBASSADOR OVER ROMA EXPULSIONS There has been a detailed response from the French Embassy in Dublin to concerns expressed by the Celtic League about the forced expulsion of Roma people in France. The full text of

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London: S4C Cuts Protest

September 16, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE LONDON: S4C CUTS PROTEST The future of S4C came under close scrutiny yesterday (Friday 10th September) as executives from the Welsh language TV service met with the UK Culture Minister. Both the Chairman and interim Chief Executive from S4C

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Iran: No Sanctions Breached But Govt. Silent On Human Rights Issue

September 14, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE IRAN: NO SANCTIONS BREACHED BUT GOVT. SILENT ON HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE The Isle of Man Chief Minister has responded to a query from the Celtic League asking about the use by Iran of the Isle of Man Shipping Register.

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Radio Manx Trust Clarity Sought

September 14, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE RADIO MANX TRUST CLARITY SOUGHT The Isle of Man government has been asked to clarify the circumstances by which members of the `Radio Manx Trust’ are appointed: “Mark Shimmin Chief Executive Officer The Treasury Government Buildings Douglas Isle of

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UK Pressed On Failure To Consult Over CEDAW Report

September 14, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE UK PRESSED ON FAILURE TO CONSULT OVER CEDAW REPORT The United Kingdom is due to report to the United Nations Committee on theElimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in May 2011. The report will cover the UK, Overseas Territories

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Manx Parliamentarians On Kenya Trip

September 12, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MANX PARLIAMENTARIANS ON KENYA TRIP Two Manx parliamentarians are currently attending the gathering of the bCommonwealth Parliamentary Association in Kenya. Trips of this kind are often justified by some positive spin-off which is accentuated. However it is difficult to

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