Tynwald tactics akin to ‘slinging a dead cat on the table’

Submissions to the House of Keys Committee on the Isle of Man’s controversial Education Bill can now be read here.  Some may not have been published at the request of respondents.   Of special interest is Allan Norman‘s incisive (and highly entertaining) Read More …

Legal opinion: Isle of Man home education proposals breach human rights

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, a legal opinion has been obtained on proposed legislation in the Isle of Man that would substantially interfere with the human rights of home educating families. It can be accessed here [pdf download] Douglas-based counsel at Quinn Legal Read More …

Allan Norman: ‘Children’s Social Services – Will we ever get it right?’

In this informative presentation to members of the Positive Action Group on the Isle of Man, lawyer and social worker Allan Norman of Celtic Knot makes reference to the ‘named person’ judicial review, the outcome of which he accurately predicted Read More …