Last week, the Isle of Man Government announced yet again that there would be a further blowout to the cost of the Liverpool Landing Stage. The cost to Manx taxpayers has now ballooned out to over £43 million. This is the full story.
In Mid-March, the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance submitted a request to the Isle of Man Treasury under the Freedom of Information Act seeking a copy of the Steam Packet report commissioned by the Treasury relating to Coronavirus.
“This is a victory for Douglas residents, a victory for Douglas workers, and a victory for common sense,”
However, according to a new interview published by Isle of Man TV, Mr Corkish has now been gagged by the Department of Infrastructure and is now, allegedly, legally prevented from further criticising Bus Vannin.
The IOM Department of Infrastructure and Douglas Council are trying to reduce the amount of parking available in central Douglas.
“This is a great deal for Manx taxpayers, because it has not cost taxpayers a penny. This offers more local jobs, more local air connections, all at no cost to taxpayers! Great!”
Isle of Man price data shows that the VAT cut on hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions led to real benefits for Manx consumers in the second half of 2020.
The Isle of Man should be a place where our children can hope to become owners of their own homes as stakeholders in a happy and healthy property-owning democracy – and our Government can help by withdrawing their wrong-headed tax slug on building new homes for Manx families.
The budget for the coming year reveals that the Government has budgeted to extract almost three-and-a-half million pounds from the Highway Services Division in just one year, taking £3,490,000 from it. This is a turnaround of over £6 million, which is about half of their total budgeted spend for the 2021-22 financial year.
Documents obtained through Freedom of Information protections has found that the Isle of Man Government spent £11,940 of taxpayers money to find out that the Manx public is widely dissatisfied with road and transport conditions in the Isle of Man. Documentation released by the Government revealed that the expenditure of almost £12,000 was granted an […]