On-Air Now

Local authorities set rates - explained

Mon, 06 Feb 2023

Last week, local authorities have been setting their rates for the next financial year.
Douglas has the highest rate at 509 pence in the pound followed by Ramsey and Port St Mary at 467 and 386 pence respectively.
But what are rates and how do they work?
Local Democracy Reporter Emma Draper has been speaking to Clerk at Port Erin Commissioners Jason Roberts:


  • Rates IV


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