Month: July 2021

LFD Stocks Replenished

An additional 50,000 lateral flow devices (LFDs) have been delivered to the island, ready for distribution to pharmacies and local authority outlets over the next two days.  More than 25,000 test kits will today be delivered to participating pharmacies and local authorities assisting with distribution. The public are advised that LFDs can […]

£5m Injection into Steam Packet

The Gov has made a further equity investment of £5m into the Steam Packet. Treasury Minister Alf Cannan has written to Tynwald Members regarding the one-off payment, which is designed to address the commercial impact of the coronavirus pandemic while the company continued to maintain essential lifeline services. This follows […]

Tynwald Preview

The Tynwald class of 2021 meets for the final time this week as MHKs seek to be seen and heard, maybe even represent their constituents, ahead of this year’s General Election. With a big order paper and questions still to come, members will likely be using at least two of […]