Tag Archives: Council of Ministers

We need sharp focus in Bell’s political picture, not the fuzzy lines of impressionism

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In startling news from Tynwald yesterday, Chief Minister Allan Bell revealed he is considering reform of the structure and systems of the Council of Ministers. As usual, the nitty gritty of this has yet to be spelled out: will it … Continue reading

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Six tips for the Isle of Man’s newly elected Member of the House of Keys

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Belated congratulations to Chris Thomas, the new MHK for Douglas West. We should all wish him well as he tries to fill the shoes left by political giant Geoff Corkish, who has donned the Legislative Council slippers. Anyway, as Mr … Continue reading

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Bell needs to ring the changes in the next year

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It’s been 52 weeks since the Isle of Man held its general election – the first year with Allan Bell at the helm as chief minister. So how has the Ramsey MHK, who for so long seemed destined to be … Continue reading

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Chris Robertshaw: Could give MHKs ants in their political pants

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With Tynwald in summer recess, it’s time for some reflection and an assessment of the performance of those in Allan Bell’s Council of Ministers. This was the Council of Ministers launched by Mr Bell with the slogan of a Government … Continue reading

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