Isle of Man News last updated 27 February 2015 07:52:17

Pension and benefits reform meetings

POSTED 15 minutes ago by Joanne Clague

The need to protect the future of state pensions and benefits will be the topic of a series of public meetings this week. Treasury Minister Eddie...

New Minister faces Public Accounts Committee

POSTED yesterday at 7:41 am

New Policy and Resource Minister John Shimmin will appear before Tynwald’s Public Accounts Committee next week. On Wednesday, he and Director of Change and Reform at the Cabinet Office Dan Davies will give evidence about the Transforming Government Programme. The hearing, which is open to the public, will start at 3pm in the Legislative Council Chamber in Legislative Buildings on Bucks Road in Douglas. The committee last heard evidence about the programme back in 2013.

Car tax goes up today

POSTED yesterday at 7:35 am

Car tax goes up by an inflation-busting ten per cent from today. The Department of Infrastructure’s price hike was approved by Tynwald during its January sitting, despite attracting some criticism from members. From today (SUNDAY), cars with engines between 1000 and 1200cc will pay £105 in vehicle duty – while those with engines larger than five litres will cost £492 per year.

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