House of Keys will be dissolved six weeks before 23 September
Ahead of the upcoming General Election, the Isle of Man will enter the pre-election period, commonly known as 'Purdah', from Thursday.
It's the day the House of Keys is dissolved, and will mark six weeks until the election.
During this time, there are no MHKs - but ministers continue in their roles.
Government's Director of Crown and External Relations, Peter Boxer, says its approach to communications will change: