Tag Archives: Legislative Council

Five shocking moments in Manx politics this year

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It was quite a surprise to learn last week that after months of discussion, a committee comprising representatives of the House of Keys and the Legislative Council could not decide whether reform of the latter was a good thing in … Continue reading

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A bluffer’s guide to getting elected to the Legislative Council

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February sees the next election for the Legislative Council in the Isle of Man. For those who don’t understand the Manx parliamentary system, it is what we like to call a tricameral arrangement. That sounds rather like a nice chocolate … Continue reading

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If the electorate gets the parliament it deserves, what have we done wrong in the Isle of Man?

The House of Keys resumes its sittings tomorrow (Tuesday). It means a new parliamentary year is underway. And what do we think of the House of Keys 12 months after the general election? What have they achieved? That will be … Continue reading

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Here is the GNUs: Isle of Man ministerial league table confirmed

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Now that the final minister has been under the microscope, the league table of just who scored the top GNU rating after the first year of the new Isle of Man Government can be revealed. To recap, GNU stands for … Continue reading

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Back to the ball…more crystal clear predictions for the year ahead in Manx politics

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It’s time to mop those fevered brows, draw back the curtains and turn our attention to the crystal ball as we unveil more predictions for the next 12 months in Manx politics. Scope of Government Report.   It is decided, as … Continue reading

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Crystal ball gazing for the year ahead in Manx politics

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The summer is nearly over, so it’s time to take a look at the political year looming ahead. Here are six predictions for the Isle of Man. At least one of the current Council of Ministers will not be in … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about getting elected in the Isle of Man

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I want to be an MHK, what should I do? It’s a question most people in the Isle of Man ask themselves at some point. It’s hard not to look at the House of Keys and think you could do … Continue reading

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