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  1. “These smug pilots have lost touch with regular passengers like us. Who thinks I should fly the plane?”
  2. But not their grammar lessons, eh?
  3. https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-man-news/why-not-use-on-island-genomics-testing-asks-mhk/
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    PS the only person I've hitherto come across who pretentiously refers to "Tanya Marie August-Hanson" is ... Tanya August-Hanson. You're not Gaius Julius Caesar, love.
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    Juan Turner?????????????? Mwahahahahahahahaha.
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    I sincerely hope you are joking.
  7. That doesn't look very likely. The report (2016) states: 42.MS said that he accepted that he had an actual (not merely perceived) conflict of interest when he took part in the CoMin discussion on the Meary Voar planning application on 3 September 2015. He had no recollection of the meeting and said that he relied on officials such as the Chief Secretary or HM Acting Attorney General to tell him of any conflict of interest. He understood that the conflict related to a hangar being built at Ronaldsway about which he knew nothing and which he thought should have been a matter for DoI.
  8. I used John Wright's links, I'm afraid.
  9. Some illuminating extracts from the report: Minister Laurence Skelly (MS) 41.The meeting with MS had been fixed for his convenience and I was therefore surprised to find that he had not prepared for it, by refreshing his memory or looking at the Departmental papers. 42.MS said that he accepted that he had an actual (not merely perceived) conflict of interest when he took part in the CoMin discussion on the Meary Voar planning application on 3 September 2015. He had no recollection of the meeting and said that he relied on officials such as the Chief Secretary or HM Acting Attorn
  10. She is a most formidable lady and wouldn't take weasel words from two-bit local politicians whose flim-flam might hold the room down the Legion.
  11. This is a Brighton-based marketer who has no obvious connections to the Isle of Man. There is an agenda at play here. He didn't write that article for shits and giggles. He is doing the policy equivalent of those ghastly young people simpering and preening in front of a camera to influence others to buy products. But they do it for ... money. Filthy lucre.
  12. To be fair, anything quoting Bernard Moffatt or Mark Kermode (lol) as authorities on anything other than dressing themselves is going to be questionable.
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