EDF Queries Minister Responds

December 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE I wrote to the Economic Development Minister, Laurence Skelly MHK, in late November expressing reservations about the £50 million Economic Development Fund drawn from the Manx government reserves. The Minister has responded comprehensively. I don’t intend to comment

Continue Reading

DED: It’s Our Money Tellus Whose Getting It Call!

December 2, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE I have written to Isle of Man Economic Affairs Minister, Laurence Skelly MHK, suggesting that there should be maximum public scrutiny of monies granted from the so called Economic Development Fund (EDF). The EDF is a sum of

Continue Reading

EDF: All We Can Do Is Await The Inevitable Corruption ‘Easy Money’ Attracts

October 23, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE No doubt Laurence Skelly was pleased at his ability to steerthe legislation allowing for the establishment of the so called economicdevelopment fund (EDF) through Tynwald this week. As we reported earlier on CL News ‘the champagne corks willhave

Continue Reading

EDF: Consultation Should be Extended

September 4, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Today was the closing day for submissions on the consultation document issued by the Isle of Man Department of Economic Development on the governments Economic Development Fund. The EDF is quite a big deal for the Island in

Continue Reading