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Shimmins' comments an 'insult to residents of the Isle of Man'

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It's time we route out backhanders that seem to pass un-noticed.The days of cash in envelopes were well known,and many of us saw what went on.Whilst we are signing up to all these new financial regs,the rulers of us all go un-investigated and un-noticed, getting richer by the minute on money that doesn't show up on their payslips.Time to change,time for THEIR bank accounts to be opened up to scrutiny, the same way they are in the UK and elsewhere.Time for a dose of accountability, and prosecution.If they want us to trust them,have confidence in them,then they must prove they are 'MHKs,they work for you' as they like to be tagged.Not just the failed,greedy,lazy money grabbers that most of them appear to be.

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10 hours ago, 2112 said:

Incidentally this was online this morning with the comment from someone that Manx films need more promotion. The films we invested in were shite, or turkey. A few big names, who in reality will take the money on offer. Impressive film, impressive cast doesn’t always make booming box office takings. The public can be fickle.

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/

That link doesn't work but no comments allowed on their website. 

How unusual... 

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10 hours ago, Kardassian Vulture said:

It's time we route out backhanders that seem to pass un-noticed.The days of cash in envelopes were well known,and many of us saw what went on.Whilst we are signing up to all these new financial regs,the rulers of us all go un-investigated and un-noticed, getting richer by the minute on money that doesn't show up on their payslips.Time to change,time for THEIR bank accounts to be opened up to scrutiny, the same way they are in the UK and elsewhere.Time for a dose of accountability, and prosecution.If they want us to trust them,have confidence in them,then they must prove they are 'MHKs,they work for you' as they like to be tagged.Not just the failed,greedy,lazy money grabbers that most of them appear to be.

Can you evidence this?

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1 hour ago, Derek Flint said:

Can you evidence this?

there must be a safe at police HQ with something in it.

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1 hour ago, Derek Flint said:

Can you evidence this?

Don’t be stupid, this is Manx Forums........we deal with speculation, not evidence !

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1 hour ago, interestedman said:

Don’t be stupid, this is Manx Forums........we deal with speculation, not evidence !

I guess ........ that's because the evidence is always "commercially confidential"   !  

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13 hours ago, Kardassian Vulture said:

It's time we route out backhanders that seem to pass un-noticed.The days of cash in envelopes were well known,and many of us saw what went on.Whilst we are signing up to all these new financial regs,the rulers of us all go un-investigated and un-noticed, getting richer by the minute on money that doesn't show up on their payslips.Time to change,time for THEIR bank accounts to be opened up to scrutiny, the same way they are in the UK and elsewhere.Time for a dose of accountability, and prosecution.If they want us to trust them,have confidence in them,then they must prove they are 'MHKs,they work for you' as they like to be tagged.Not just the failed,greedy,lazy money grabbers that most of them appear to be.

But which route would you take then ?

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This 'Newsnight' blog is well worth a read.

https://newsnightblog.wordpress.com/2018/07/27/little-lies/

Lots about the film industry on the Isle of Man. I can see why the oh so easily persuaded newbies in Tynwald were worked on to go with Billy 'banker boy' Shimmins push to have this shoved under the lumpy carpet.

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Quite incredible. Thanks for the informative link there. The term, "like good little Manxies" speaks volumes. 

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1 hour ago, quilp said:

Quite incredible. Thanks for the informative link there. The term, "like good little Manxies" speaks volumes. 

Wow! Wish the Examiner would publish this in full!....( or a medium that everyone would read).............wishful thinking, I know...........

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On the Telly at 9.00pm tonight there was a programmer entitled Mark Kermodes secrets, do you think we are one of them ? Could not be arsed to watch, could throw some light on our situation? More than that committee will I should imagine.

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59 minutes ago, hissingsid said:

On the Telly at 9.00pm tonight there was a programmer entitled Mark Kermodes secrets, do you think we are one of them ? Could not be arsed to watch, could throw some light on our situation? More than that committee will I should imagine.

It’s a series about movie genres. The IOM Government features in a forthcoming programme on “Horror”.

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Is Mark Kermode deceased ? Someone has told me this is true, but it did not get much of a mention if it is true.

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8 hours ago, hissingsid said:

Is Mark Kermode deceased ? Someone has told me this is true, but it did not get much of a mention if it is true.

If he’s a corpse he was surprisingly animated on the programme this week and he did Tweet 2 days ago. Then again, he could have been discussing zombie movies.

 

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Interesting and equally worrying to read how the film industry and conflicting interests were seemingly prevelant .

but who remembers Vision 9 and the unnamed individual who was to get a cut in profits on that escapade . Seems 

its not a one off then for someone to benefit unfairly .

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