Moving an 18th century schooner back to the Nautical Museum in Castletown is expected to cost more than £5 million. What else could the Government do with £5 million?
From time to time, societies work together on great endeavours: to defeat Nazism, to put a man on the moon, or to redevelop Douglas Promenade. On the occasion of the D-Day landings as part of Operation Overlord, General Dwight Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe, wrote to the soldiers, “Good luck! […]
The unfolding economic crash of Aurigny means that an airline owned by the Isle of Man Government is now a discredited idea. According to a report by Manx Radio, “there are fears the [Aurigny] losses could escalate to around £70 million by the end of this year.” Aurigny is the airline wholly owned by the […]
A new analysis by the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance has found that over 9.5 million items of PPE were purchased, with just 3.5 million used and leaving almost 6 million items used. This means that just 37% of the PPE equipment purchased has been used, and 63% has been unused.
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!”