Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Chief Minister supports local authority reform

Mon, 20 Oct 2014

Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK
Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK

If central government has to reform, so should local authorities.

That's according to the Chief Minister who says plans to improve local service provision is pivotal to refining the public sector.

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne wants to know whether commissioners want to take on a number of roles currently provided by government - like hedge cutting, street sweeping and the maintenance of public toilets.

Supporting the move Allan Bell says he feels it's a necessary measure:


  • Allan Bell MHK


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