Cancellation of PO/Santander contract could cause problems

2022-08-12T14:52:15+01:0027 February 2019|

MHK raises concerns in Keys

Onchan MHK Rob Callister says the cancellation of a contract between Isle of Man Post Office and Santander Bank will put lots of small organisations in a difficult position.

In the House of Keys this week, Mr Callister asked Chairman of the Post Office Julie Edge MHK if […]

Santander service making a loss for Post Office

2022-08-12T14:52:35+01:0026 February 2019|

Chairman says contract will end due to cost

The Chairman of the Isle of Man Post Office says operating a Santander banking service was costing the organisation money.

Julie Edge was asked to make a statement on the decision to end the contract with Santander at this week’s sitting of the House of […]

Callister questions, Hooper clauses dominate Keys agenda

2022-08-12T14:53:59+01:0026 February 2019|

Twelve questions for oral answer

The House of Keys are sitting this morning.

There are 12 questions for oral answer and 22 for written reply, though amendments to the Communications Bill are likely to dictate the day’s proceedings.

Onchan MHK Rob Callister has questions about several matters.

Mr Callister will quiz the chief minister on the Manx […]

Question to the Post Office Chairman – 11th Dec 2018

2019-03-12T10:40:15+00:0018 December 2018|

The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Callister) to ask the Chairman of the Post Office:
If she will provide a breakdown, for each of the last five years, of the number of employees by grade, pay scale and pension costs on (a) permanent contracts; and (b) temporary fixed terms contracts?

[…]

Edge ‘misled’ about posties’ pay

2022-08-12T14:56:18+01:0014 December 2018|

The chairman of the Post Office has been accused of misleading Tynwald over her claim that posties earn £33,000-a-year on average.

Julie Edge MHK came under fire as postal workers with the Communication Workers’ Union began a two-day strike in a dispute over pay and changes to terms and conditions.

Talks […]

Criticism over Post office reform plan

2022-08-12T14:56:27+01:0014 December 2018|

Post Office reform that will see a reduction in deliveries and changes to workers’ pensions was backed by Tynwald this week – but only after startling criticism from some quarters.

The board came under sustained attack in Tynwald as Post Office chairman Julie Edge they sought support for proposed pension […]

MHK refutes statement on three-day postal service

2022-08-12T14:56:41+01:0013 December 2018|

Callister calls for PO chair to correct statement

Onchan MHK Rob Callister has issued a brief statement to refute suggestions that he had supported the introduction of a three day working week for the Island’s postal service.

He says he’s not sure where the suggestion has come from and wishes to categorically […]

Full interview with Rob Callister on Post Office concerns

2022-08-12T14:56:50+01:0012 December 2018|

Rob CallisterMHK talks to Tim Glover about Post Office concerns

Yesterday’s Tynwald debate on the Post Office provided an interesting sideshow.

The Department for Enterprise is the sponsoring department for the Isle of Man Post Office.

However, all four political members of the department spoke […]

Tynwald approves Post Office five-year plan

2022-08-12T14:57:11+01:0011 December 2018|

Vote comes as strike action looms

Tynwald has voted in favour of the Isle of Man Post Office’s five-year business case, and the report of the board’s strategic recommendations.

After three hours of debate, which saw many key members criticise the conduct of the Post Office executives, all three sets of amendments failed to win support.

The vote was […]

PO Chair outlines contingency plans

2022-08-12T14:57:19+01:0011 December 2018|

Management committed to further talks

Premium services will be prioritised during industrial action this Thursday and Friday planned by CWU postal workers.

This was confirmed by Chair of the Post Office, Julie Edge MHK, in response to an emergency question from Onchan MHK Rob Callister in Tynwald this morning.

Ms Edge expressed her disappointment […]

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