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Our secret relationship with the UK - Memo to the Justice Committee

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Memorandum by Tristram C. Llewellyn Jones, Positive Action Group member, Isle of Man.


February 2010 sitting of Tynwald

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As an outsider, if you had sat through the latest sitting of Tynwald you would surely despair of it. We hope that this inept display will spur the Manx people on to next time elect a more able body (where we are allowed to). We cannot bring ourselves to write much more for now, but please read the following Manx Herald article on the debacle.

A new low for Manx Politics?


Holding MHKs to account (2)

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In response to an earlier article on Holding MHKs to account (click to view).

I feel that we should do as suggested and on this website display, well before the next election:


Alternative report on the Scope and Structure of Government

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The authors of an alternative report on the Scope and Structure of Government are encouraging Council of Ministers to allow meaningful consultation and consideration of other options.
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Download this file (Scope_Structure_of_Government_Alternative_Response.pdf)Alternative Report2157 Kb1126
Download this file (2010-02-09-Structure_and_Scope_Report_-_members_letter.pdf)Letter to Tynwald Members 9-02-2010132 Kb1073

Yes Minister!

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The recent removal and transfer of two of the three political members from the, now clearly disfunctional, Department of Tourism, along with the way these removals were greeted in the printed press, begs a number of questions.


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