Home Affairs News

Public views sought on new Sexual Offences Bill

Government is seeking the views of the public on a proposed new Sexual Offences and Obscene Publications Bill, designed to modernise the Island’s laws on sex...
Monday, 10 December 2018

Police to begin process of modernisation

The Isle of Man Constabulary will begin a programme of modernisation during the year ahead, under the leadership of Chief Constable Gary Roberts. The...
Thursday, 8 November 2018

Poster campaign to raise awareness of a licensee’s right to refuse

A campaign has been launched by the Island’s Licensing Forum to raise awareness of the powers held by a licensee and their staff to refuse to serve a customer...
Friday, 12 October 2018

Applications invited to join the Independent Monitoring Board

Applications are being invited from community-spirited individuals who may wish to join the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB). The Isle of Man Government is...
Friday, 14 September 2018

Dan Davies appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer at the Department of Home Affairs

Dan Davies has been appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer at the Department of Home Affairs. He will take up the position for the next 12 months as a...
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Taylor, 6, receives Chief Constable’s Commendation

A six-year-old boy from Port Erin has become the youngest person ever to receive a Chief Constable’s Commendation after calling 999 when his mum and younger...
Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Firefighter’s fundraising efforts recognised by nomination at charity’s annual awards ceremony

Douglas firefighter Rob Henwood attended a drinks reception at 10 Downing Street hosted by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid last week following the Firefighters...
Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Manx Museum and National Trust to take ownership of former Castletown Police Station

In the light of the views expressed by the community and reaffirmed in Tynwald, the Manx Museum and National Trust, the Department of Home Affairs and Treasury...
Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Community-spirited volunteers sought to join Parole Committee

The Parole Committee is looking for volunteers to support its work as a key part of the Island’s criminal justice system. Community-spirited individuals who...
Thursday, 17 May 2018

Live training exercise tests emergency response

A live training exercise took place in Groudle Glen last week to test the response of the Island’s emergency services to a major incident. More than 70...
Monday, 30 April 2018