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At least he never made Peter Karran a minister…five reasons to not be annoyed that Tony Brown is getting an OBE

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So, it’s just been announced in the birthday honours, that former chief minister Tony Brown is to be awarded an OBE. I’m not convinced we are going to hear a fanfare of approval, if his profile in various online forums … Continue reading

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Who has been the best chief minister of the Isle of Man?

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Since the ministerial system of government was first introduced to the Isle of Man in 1986, there have been five chief ministers. Who do you think has been the best? Here’s a very brief reminder of the five and then you … Continue reading

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An island’s shame: the abject failure to implement disability discrimination laws

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In October 2006, the Disability Discrimination Act for the Isle of Man received royal assent after it was approved by the branches of Tynwald. It was supposed to demand minimum levels of disabled access to buildings and prevent discrimination against … Continue reading

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