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Whistleblowing policy a last resort says Chief Secretary

Polasee er skeealerey ny couyr yerrinagh, ta'n Ard Screeudeyr dy ghra

Bing clashtyn mychione polaseeyn dorrys foshlit cheusthie jeh'n Reiltys

Ta'n polasee er skeealerey ny couyr yerrinagh son y chooid smoo jeh'n wirran.

Shen ta'n Ard Screeudeyr as Fer Toshee Shirveish Steat yn Ellan, Will Greenhow, dy ghra.

V'eh cur feanish ayns soie y Ving Reiht Tinvaal Jerdein (10oo Jerrey Gheuree) ta ronsaghey skeealerey. Va'n ving, as Julie Edge OCF (Oltey yn Chiare as Feed) ny caairlagh da, currit er bun nurree dy yeeaghyn er fondid polasee skeealerey Reiltys Vannin. She Jane Poole-Wilson OCS (Oltey y Choonceil Slattyssagh) as Kerry Sharpe OCS ta olteynyn elley y ving.

Dinsh Mnr Greenhow daue dy row eh credjal dy by injil va'n earroo dy chooishyn skeealerey er-yn-oyr dy row palchey cooish goll er feaysley lesh polaseeyn dorrys foshlit ec eaghtyr reiragh.

AS WILL GREENHOW : Ta cur fys kiune ain ayns Oik Coonceil ny Shirveishee, boayl ta shin cummal seshoon feysht as freggyrt folliaghtagh - gyn ennym, myr yiarragh oo - as ta olteynyn y wirran goaill ayrn trooid magh as cur feyshtyn, as t'adsyn gyn ennym.  As tra ta feyshtyn er skeealerey, ny er yn aght ta shin goaill ayns laue cooishyn cheusthie jeh'n rheynn shoh bentyn rish shen, myr ta mee gra, cha nel feanish aym dy hoilshaghey magh veg elley, nagh vel y polasee gobbraghey. As ta treisht orrym dy vel shen er-yn-oyr dy vel shin feaysley palchey cooish as dy vel olteynyn y wirran gennaghtyn souyr loayrt rish nyn reirey keimagh dy feaysley ram jeh ny cooishyn shoh ec keim moghey.


Committee hears of open door policies within Government

The whistleblowing policy is a last resort for most staff.

So claims Chief Secretary and Head of the Island's Civil Service, Will Greenhow.

He was giving evidence at Thursday's (10th January) sitting of the Tynwald Select Committee investigating whistleblowing. The committee, chaired by Julie Edge MHK, was set up last year to look into the effectiveness of the Manx Government's whistleblowing policy. The other members of the committee are Jane Poole-Wilson MLC and Kerry Sharpe MLC.

Mr Greenhow told them that he believed the number of whistleblowing cases was low as a lot of cases were being resolved with open door policies at managerial level:
 

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