Politicians Pensions: ‘Private and Confidential’!

December 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE I have eventually received a reply to the queries on MHK/MLCs pensions but it carries the heading ‘Private and Confidential’. So I’m afraid, Celtic League always being ‘proper’ in our correspondence with government departments, I can’t share the

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What Happens When the Govt Trash Public Sector Pensions?

October 5, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE A story about morale in the recently merged Scottish Police Force was sensationally broken by the SCOTSMAN newspaper on its front page with the alarming claim that ‘One on three police officers to quit in three years’. The

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Manx Government Rethink Public Sector Pensions Strategy

December 10, 2014

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Manx government has put plans to make radical changes to public sector pensions on hold. Instead Tynwald (the Manx parliament) agreed there should be wide ranging consultation and negotiations with the staff involved. Last month the Manx

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