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Electoral Reform Bill 2011

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June 14th 2011

Legislative Council colleagues gave David Callister grudging support for the first reading of his Electoral Reform Bill 2011.

The Bill will not only ensure that 8 members of the Legislative Council be popularly elected, but will also require establishing 8x 4 member constuencies. There would be three MHk's and one Council Member elected in each constituency.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 June 2011 12:16
 

Freedom of Information - Brown's underwhelming Legacy

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foiIn what may be his valedictory appearance in the House of Keys on Tuesday 28th June 2011 the Chief Minister will present a Freedom of Information Bill 2011 for first reading.

We all should be rejoicing, or should we?

Last Updated on Monday, 27 June 2011 13:11
 

Report on Criminal Justice Bill - what debate?

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Voting for incompetence...

Last Updated on Monday, 20 June 2011 21:52
 

Isle of Man General Election – a Post Code Lottery!

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The power is with US once every 5 years.

Remember WE have the power on polling day 29th September 2011.

The power is with YOU

Use your vote           X

Unless of course you happen to live in Douglas and Ramsey:
Use your 2 votes       X  X

And if you live in Onchan and Rushen:
Use your 3 votes       X   X    X

Ah! – democracy in the Isle of Man  – a postcode lottery!

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 June 2011 10:39
 

Isle of Man Film Industry revealed in THE SKEET

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Those sharp eyed viewers of the current hit BBC2 drama serial 'The Shadow Line' may have noticed in the end credits that mention is made of the Isle of Man and CinemaNX.

Readers who would like to know more about the structure of government funded CinemaNX are urged to read the May edition of 'The Skeet'.

It is latest in a series of Liberal Vannin Party e-publication critiques on various topics of political interest.

The Skeet - 'The Film Industry' 

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 May 2011 21:27
 

Public Meeting on Pensions

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Thanks to all that attended, particularly those that contributed and helped make it such a thought-provoking meeting. 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2011 21:20
 

Election of Legislative Council

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There has been much controversy but little resolution as to how the upper chamber of Tynwald should be elected.  However, one clear objective is apparent in that it must be publicly elected in the future – the electoral college route being deemed as anachronistic.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 March 2013 09:21
 

Suffer the little children

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Parents of children at Murray’s Road School have been told that their children will no longer have proper PE sessions until at least the autumn as the government need to save the £75 cost per journey to the NSC. This school, like others in central Douglas lacks any suitable facilities.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 May 2011 13:01
 


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