Comin Urged To Support Standing Charges Moratorium And Inquiry

January 13, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Further to the earlier post on this issue I have written to the Chief Minister urging him to prevail on all utilities that apply ‘standing charges’ as part of their billing structure to instate a moratorium whilst the

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Politicians And Deemsters The Pays Good…And The Hours Well!

January 5, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Chief Minister as part of his ‘we are very busy getting on with things and no one out there appreciates how much we are doing’ was at it again today on Manx Radio. Yes the first Mandate

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Chief Minister ‘Ducking and Diving’

December 17, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Manx Radio (News and Current Affairs) are often getting stick for giving the CM to easy a time (not least from us on occasion) but in an interview (clip here): they fire a ‘silver bullet’ at the

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Fuel Poverty – Make Your Voice Heard!

November 27, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE We wrote earlier this month asking the Isle of Man Chief Minister what he intended to do about fuel poverty. This is a social distress factor that can only be exacerbated by the actions of OFT and Manx

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What Are You Doing To Address Fuel Poverty Chief Minister Asked

November 16, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE I have written to the Chief Minister today (see below) asking what steps he is taking to understand the nature and extent of fuel poverty on the Isle of Man caused by recent energy increase including the recent

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Mann: SNP Conference Delegation Speak of Strong Relationship

October 18, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Manx Chief Minister has been speaking about the strongrelationship that has been built up with the Scottish National Party afterleading a delegation to the Party’s annual conference. He said that he has a good working relationship with

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Mann: Chief Minister Responds on Political Party Registration

September 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Isle of Man Chief Minister has responded to our query concerning the compatability of new requirements for political party registration with the Council of Europe Venice Commission (see link below): “Thank you for your letter of 23

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Mann: Growth Up! But the Chamber of Commerce Won’t Shut Up

September 10, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE ‘the Chamber of Commerce should be told to shut up and stop carrying on as if the Island is some fiscal fiefdom for the benefit of their members!’ It’s a wonder Allan Bell the Manx Chief Minister wasn’t

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Mann: Concern About Storage of Toxic Silt and Haul Route

April 7, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League have addressed a number of queries to the Manx Chief Minister about the storage of contaminated silt which cannot be deposed of at sea at an onshore site. The League also ask about containment of

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Manx Chief Minister Asked Priorities

September 10, 2014

Celtic League News This week world leaders come together with the United Nations (UN) and civil society organisations in Samoa to articulate small island priorities for the next 20 years. The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) began on 1st

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