IOM GOV UPDATE 9TH JULY

HOWARD AND ASHY 

WELL GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE 

I HOPE YOU ALL ENJOYED TYNWALD DAY 

IT WASN’T THE USUAL SHABANG; NO BANDS, STALLS OR MUSIC 

BUT PEOPLE STILL CAME OUT IN FORCE 

IT WAS GREAT TO SHARE THAT MANX NATIONAL PRIDE WITH THE NATION 

NUMBERS

NO NEW CASES 

HQ – “THANKS DAVID, EXCELLENT NEWS”

UPDATE

BORDERS, THEY’RE ON EVERYONE’S LIPS

ARE WE READY TO MOVE TO LEVEL 4?

IT’S A  YES FROM THE COMIN LADS 

FROM MONDAY 20TH JULY, MANX FOLK CAN TRAVEL TO THE UK AND COME BACK 

  • IT DOESN’T NEED TO BE AN ESSENTIAL JOURNEY 

  • BORDERS ARE STILL CLOSED TO NON RESIDENTS UNLESS THEY HAVE BEEN GRANTED AN EXEMPTION 

  • OUR DECISION IS CAUTIOUS, WE CONSIDERED THE IMPACT ON OUR PEOPLE SEPARATED FROM LOVED ONES 

  • UK INDEPENDENT C-19 INFECTION  STATS ARE 1 PERSON FOR EVERY 3,900 PEOPLE. FAB PROGRESS 

  • THIS IS AN ACCEPTABLE LEVEL TO ENSURE WE CAN MOVE TO LEVEL 4 

  • ALLOWING CITIZENS TO VISIT FAMILY, GO SHOPPING OR GET A CHANGE OF SCENERY IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO 

  • THE TRAVELLER MUST QUARANTINE FOR 14 DAYS ON RETURN. NO IFS AND BUTS (REST OF THE HOUSEHOLD DON’T NEED TO)

  • TRAVELLER WILL RECEIVE A SELF ISOLATION ORDER – LEGAL DOCUMENT 

  • FAILURE TO COMPLY = GET FINED OR SENT TO JURBY 

  • ONLY THE TRAVELLER MUST GO TO INTO SELF ISOLATION 

  • IF THERE ARE SYMPTOMS, A TEST WILL BE CARRIED OUT 

  • THERE’S  AN ELEMENT OF RISK 

  • WE HAVE ENJOYED A PROLONGED PERIOD OF NO NEW CASES

  • SELF ISOLATION IS THE MOST IMPORTANT WEAPON AGAINST SPREAD

  • KEEP WASHING YOUR HANDS TOO

  • WE TRUST PEOPLE TO DO THE RIGHT THING, MOST WILL 

  • PEOPLE WILL NEED TO TELL US ABOUT THEIR TRAVEL PLANS, AND WHERE THEY WILL ISOLATE 

  • BORDERS TEAM WILL BE ALL OVER TRAVELLERS WITH CHECKS

“LET ME BE CRYSTAL CLEAR – THE PEOPLE NEED TO PLAY THEIR PART 

IF YOU WANT TO TRAVEL, STICK TO THE RULES TO KEEP OUR ISLAND SAFE”

RISHI SUNAK UPDATES / UK BUDGET NEWS 

BILLIONS WILL BE INJECTED IN THE UK TO NURSE IT BACK TO HEALTH 

30 BIL TAKE IT TO 190 BILL – 9.4% OF UK GDP 

MORE THAN THE ENTIRE BUDGET 

UK ECONOMIC HEALTH HAS ALWAYS IMPACTED OUR ECONOMY

BUSINESSES NEED A BOOST 

5% VAT RATE WILL BE EXTENDED 

SUPPORT LOCAL – SPEND IN OUR SHOPS, PUBS AND RESTO’S

LATER THIS MONTH, ALF WILL UPDATE YOU WITH OUR NEW BUDGET 

THE PURPLE BOOK WILL INDICATE HOW OUR ECONOMY WILL RECOVER 

SAFE TO SAY THAT WE ACKNOWLEDGE THE COST TO THE PUBLIC PURSE

THERE ARE SIGNS THAT THE ECONOMY IS STARTING TO MOVE MORE QUICKLY THAN EXPECTED 

QUESTIONS 

MOVED TO BORDER STAGE  4 AS INFECTION RATE IN THE UK IS MUCH LOWER, THEREFORE WE FEEL IT IS A SAFE WAY OF MOVING TO STAGE 4. KEY DEFENCE WILL BE 14 DAY QUARANTINE 

STAGE 3 DECISION WILL BE MADE WHEN NUMBERS ARE EVEN LOWER IN THE UK, AND IF PEOPLE RESPECT THE TRAVELLING RULES SO WE DON’T SEE AN OUTBREAK 

STAGE 4 IS FOR MANXIES ONLY, FREEDOM TO FLOURISH OFF THE ISLAND, BUT 14 DAYS AT HOME WHEN YOU RETURN SO THE REST OF THE ISLAND CAN CONTINUE TO FLOURISH 

NOT GOING TO PUT RESTRICTIONS ON PEOPLE TRAVELLING FURTHER AFIELD THAN THE UK 

HQ ISN’T PACKING HIS BAGS TO POP TO THE ADJACENT ISLE ANYTIME SOON, BUT MIGHT CHECK GUERNSEY OUT (LADS NIGHT OUT WITH GUERNSEY GAV?)

GO ON YOUR JOLLIES IF YOU WANT BUT YOU NEED TO QUARANTINE FOR 14 DAYS, YOU NEED A NICE BOSS TO APPROVE A MONTH OFF OR WORK FROM HOME

WHEN PEOPLE LEAVE THEY FILL OUT A FORM, AND GET A NUMBER AND A CERTIFICATE TO RETURN

THERE WILL BE NO FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WHO CAN’T WORK IF THEY QUARANTINE AFTER A TRIP. WE CAN’T AFFORD IT. YEP THAT’S IT.

WE CAN’T BE LIKE BRIGADOON WHERE WE ISOLATE OURSELVES FOREVER. THERE’S ALWAYS A CHANCE OF SOMEONE BRINGING C-19 BACK, BUT 14 DAY QUARANTINE WILL PROTECT US 

IF YOU’RE MANX BUT YOU’VE LEFT TO LIVE ELSEWHERE, YOU DON’T HAVE THE RIGHT TO COME BACK HERE 

PAUL – GOOD AFTERNOON CHIEF

“THE ZOOM LINK WAS ROPEY, PRETTY PLEEEEEASSSEEE LET ME IN THE ROOM”

PATHWAY FOR TRAVELLING TO THE IOM FOR A FUNERAL IS AS THE SAME. SOCIAL DISTANCING AND ISOLATION EXCEPT FROM THE FUNERAL SERVICE 

WEDDINGS AREN’T COMPASSIONATE EXEMPTIONS

PM – HAVE YOU BEEN COLLUDING WITH EASYJET TO LINE THINGS UP?

20TH HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE AIRLINES DECISION MAKING 

WE’RE GIVING THE GREAT MANX PEOPLE PLENTY OF TIME TO PLAN FOR THIS 

ONTO JOSH 

LOCAL LOCKDOWNS SEEM TO BE WORKING IN THE UK 

WHO ARE LOOKING INTO AIRBORNE SETTINGS, WE WERE AHEAD OF THE GAME, SHUTTING DOWN DENTISTS ETC 

RETURN TRAVELER SHOULD ISOLATE WHERE POSSIBLE 

HQ DIDN’T PASS IT ON TO HIS FAMILY AS HE STUCK TO THE RULES 

MY GOOD FRIEND GAV FROM GUERNSEY IS TRIALLING THE 7 DAY QUARANTINE, IF IT’S A SUCCESS THEN IT MAY BE SOMETHING WE LOOK INTO OURSELVES 

PEOPLE IN GUERNSEY ON THE TRIAL CAN’T GO TO BUSY PLACES, IT’S A CONTROLLED TEST 

WE’RE ALREADY WORKING ON MARKETING THE IOM, WITH THE ULTIMATE USP OF BEING RONA FREE. TO ADD TO THAT WE HAVE STUNNING COUNTRYSIDE AND A UNESCO BIOSPHERE. 11/10

CLOSING 

PEOPLE WON’T ALREADY AGREE WITH ME. SUCH IS POLITICS 

WE’VE DONE A GOOD JOB, BUT IT’S NOT A JOB DONE

I HOPE PEOPLE ACCEPT THAT WE CAN ACCEPT THAT WE CAN’T STAY ISOLATED 4 EVA

I KNOW THAT THE MANX PEOPLE LOVE A GOOD CHALLENGE 🥴

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