The government has revealed a climate scientist appointed to look into the Island’s net-zero emissions strategy was paid £7,000.
The Isle of Man Government’s latest move to “stimulate economic activity”– at a time of rampaging inflation – is a bone-headed move which not only fails to address the underlying causes of the inflationary crisis, but will exaggerate them. Manx Radio reports: The [LoveIOM] gift card will come with two new incentives: a bonus credit […]
Manx Radio has reported that Member of the House of Keys, David Ashford, “wants to know how DESC will retain and attract staff,” and says “more clarity is needed over government’s plans to attract more teachers to the Isle of Man.”
The Isle of Man’s unemployment rate has fallen to 1.6% in October 2022, down from 1.7%* in September 2022, according to the Isle of Man Government.
The latest inflation figures released by the Isle of Man Government show the annual rate of inflation as measured by CPI for the twelve months to October 2022 has remained at extreme highs of 10.1%.
Taxpayers in the Channel Islands continue to be hit three ways, with Aurigny losing millions of pounds last year, on top of the airfares and taxes being charged to travellers. Aurigny is owned by the Government of the States of Guernsey, and continues to be a very expensive proposition for their taxpayers. According to ITV: […]
Moody’s, one of the big three global credit rating agencies, has downgraded the outlook of the credit worthiness of the Isle of Man Government from “stable” to “negative”, while maintaining its senior unsecured ratings at Aa3. Despite the forecast downgrade from “stable” to “negative”, the ratings agency continues to rate the Government as a high […]
Manx taxpayers are being harmed by a previously secret long-term COVID side effect: free car parking for Government officials.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds of taxpayer money have been wasted on the deployment of so-called “LoveIOM” cards, according to new figures released by the Isle of Man Government and reported by Three FM: Just over £240,000 has been spent on the LoveIOM card initiative since its launch last year…Around 2,500 cards have been sold […]
New figures have been released by the Isle of Man Government revealing the cost of Bus Vannin’s ticketing system. The details were released by the Government in Tynwald, in response a written question from David Ashford MBE, one of the Members of the House of Keys for Douglas North. The Government revealed that it spent […]