I don't normally do a 'post Tynwald' blog but as it was the last sitting of the Parliamentary year I thought i'd give it a try.
I have written to the Chairman of the Social Affairs Policy Review Committee to ask him to investigate the way the Department handled this issue and to hold them accountable for their failures.
Here's the text of my Budget speech on the 21st February 2017 - I went off piste a little bit but none of the substantive content changed! Thank you Mr President Firstly I'd like to congratulate the Treasury Minister on his first Budget, and for including such a significant increase in the personal allowance, taking… Continue reading Isle of Man Budget 2017
Here's to hoping I get support from my fellow Tynwald Members to direct the Government to bring in a voluntary living wage on the Isle of Man.
As this landmark Bill is shortly going to be at the Clauses Stage in the House of Keys (starting on the 24th January 2017) I thought it would be useful to extend the opportunity for anyone who has any comments, concerns or thoughts to get in touch. The Clauses stage will be the last opportunity… Continue reading Equality Bill 2016