Isle of Man News last updated 08 February 2016 19:50:57

Cruse conference this month

POSTED today at 7:50 pm by Manx Radio

Grief and bereavement to be discussed A special day to explore issues of grief and bereavement will take place later this month The conference has...

DHSC plans flats at hospital

POSTED today at 7:47 pm by Manx Radio

Staff accommodation proposed The Department of Health and Social Care has applied to build flats for 48 staff on a greenfield site at Nobles...

RTLC report - drivers aren't declaring convictions

POSTED yesterday at 2:15 pm

Road Transport Licensing Committee to submit report to Tynwald The Road Transport Licensing Committee says public passenger vehicle drivers arent telling all about their criminal convictions. The body which regulates buses, taxis, minibuses and coach drivers will submit its annual report to Tynwald later this month. In it, chairman Keith Watterson says the committee had to grill 26 drivers about their convictions over the past year: and most of those hadnt informed the committee as theyre supposed to. The report notes some offences were driving related, such as speeding, while others convictions or cautions didnt. Despite its worries, the document shows the committee didnt refuse a single application made to it over the past 12 months...

Chief keeps brief on regulator position

POSTED yesterday at 10:29 am

Questions about Island's level of regulation thrown up The Chief Minister says hes keeping a watching brief on a UK parliamentary body which is scrutinising the Islands financial regulator. A group of MPs are investigating the collapse of a Scottish Power cashback structure which was insured by companies in the Isle of Man, leaving 625,000 UK customers out of pocket. Its a case which case throws up questions about the level of regulation in the Island. Allan Bell says hes being kept fully briefed.

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