Monday 7 December – Public Services Commission meeting where I am now Vice Chair, DHSC political meeting, a tour of Ramsey Hospital, Child services core management meeting, Peel Clothworkers Christmas fair in the evening.
Throughout the week there have been ongoing costituency matters, such as roads, impact of floods and other matters.
Tuesday 8 December House of Keys, evening event with the Kenyan parliamentary delegation.
Wednesday 9 December meeting with Crossroads Care, a tour of the children’s care homes and secure unit and a Tynwald briefing on the changes to the cabinet office.
Thursday 10 December an excellent Bio-medical conference and ports meeting. Initial discussions on Isle of Man joining UEFA. Peel Heritage Trust Meeting in the evening.
Friday 11 December Peel Regeneration meeting, International Development Committee meeting, Noble’s Carol service, in the evening an brilliant performance by the Peel Pantaloons.
Saturday 12 December Peel surgery and bag packing @ Shoprite for Western Live At Home.
Sunday 13 December a beautiful Carol service @ Cathedral and super Santas Grotto at the Sailors Shelter which has been recently renovated.
This week is the next stage of plans for Peel Regeneration and the sea services working committee. Tynwald is most of this week, more ports and DOI meetings and a Tynwald briefing on rates and state pension. There is a committee meeting on first time buyers and a meeting with FSA to discuss setting up credit unions in the Isle of Man.