Publish A List Of Taxpayer Owned Assets

What assets are owned by taxpayers on the IOM - buildings, land, vehicles, harbours, airport etc and their market value. This would allow an open debate about whether or not they are needed. If not they could be sold - as is happening to Ramsey Court House.

Why the contribution is important

Pulling data together to allow the public to be involved and rational decisions made. Monies raised could be placed in the General Reserve.

by dpfellows on April 07, 2017 at 05:05PM

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  • Posted by CastletownIOM April 18, 2017 at 11:06

    If you don't want to sell the land, then put it on a long 200 year lease. That way it can be developed by a 3rd party for a lower amount than being sold and still have some control in the future. Or earn regular income to lease the land. This would be a win win situation, as you would not be selling the family silver, just lending it out, to be returned if required, or released in the future.
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