On-Air Now

Student slams Chief Minister for bullying

Sat, 23 Feb 2013

Students had protested on the matter outside Tynwald
Students had protested on the matter outside Tynwald

The spokesperson for the 'Student Organisation Against Fees’ group has accused the Chief Minister of undermining and bullying members during the debate that preceded Thursday’s tuition fee vote.

Tynwald members voted in favour of the proposals, which will see students contributing £2,500 per year from 2014.

A number of members who opposed the move spoke out prior to the vote, highlighting that many MHKs were about to go back on promises made in their manifestos.

Sixth form student Chris Owen says he felt those on the side of the students were being undermined by their peers:



  • Chris Owen


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed