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Concerns over gas disconnections to reach Tynwald

OFT asked to answer questions about Isle of Man Energy

The Office of Fair Trading will be asked to answer questions about what discussions it’s been having with Isle of Man Energy after gas customers were threatened with disconnection.

Arbory, Castletown and Malew MHK Jason Moorhouse has tabled an urgent question at the November sitting of Tynwald which starts today (21 November).

He wants to know how many people are affected and what powers the OFT has to ensure that they either remain connected or are reconnected.

It’s one of 21 questions tabled by politicians.

Mr Moorhouse will also ask whether enforcement action against Isle of Man Energy is still underway, if the company is still receiving queries over billing and whether the company has been contacted after announcing it was closing its public counter.

He also wants to know what assessment the OFT has made about the availability of payment plans with vets.

Garff MHK Daphne Caine wants more information on Wright’s Pit and will also ask questions about the future of Laxey Glen Mills and government’s policy on the future of milling wheat.

She’s also seeking more information about the future of a government owned building on Tramway Terrace which government did a U-turn over demolishing.

And former infrastructure minister, and Douglas Central MHK, Chris Thomas will also the treasury minister how many Steam Packet crew are migrant workers as well as information about loan funding for Manx Development Corporation. 

You can listen to Manx Radio’s Tynwald coverage on our AM 1368 frequency, via DAB or by clicking HERE.

You can view the Tynwald question paper HERE.

You can view the Tynwald order paper HERE

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