Sell/Franchise/Privatise Some Gov Functions

Some functions of Government should be passed to external suppliers:

Sell / rent off the Meat Plant

Sell / rent off Saw Mill

Franchise off – Airport and Douglas Harbour / rental arrangements for private operator

Privatise Forestry Division’s lumber / timber activities

National Glens – privatise maintenance programmes / improvements

Privatise / Corporatise IOM Post Office

Privatise Manx Radio / Franchise off

Sell / Franchise / rent to private operator the Wildlife Park

Sell / Franchise off ‘Villa/Gaiety Complex


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Some functions of Government should be passed to external suppliers:

by GavinIOMGov on April 12, 2017 at 03:40PM

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  • Posted by OldSailor April 12, 2017 at 15:49

    Yes but have large functions split between different privatised businesses and laws to prevent market abuse by monopolies/near monopolies.
  • Posted by dpfellows April 12, 2017 at 17:58

    You could add buses, electricity, water, marinas.
  • Posted by Maclirmanannan April 12, 2017 at 21:02

    Go with all them but didn't they try villa/gaiety and no takers? Give Glens to that beach buddie fella.
  • Posted by ManxVoter April 16, 2017 at 11:01

    Does Chief Minister Quayle's unconstitutional 'Partnership With Business' oblige departments of government to forsake community enterprise for the capitalist private sector? If so, it's wrong - DED must prioritise enterprise in all its forms
  • Posted by Yukiyama April 17, 2017 at 20:48

    Sell off Cabinet Office.
    Sell off Biosphere Team
  • Posted by Jadedpublicservant May 14, 2017 at 22:22

    Most of these have been given dtpetailed consideration already,, and on a small Island the demands, practicalities, needs and costs vpcan be very different from those in other places, and an appropriate balance must be struck, so a glib 'privatise' call is not always either best or even sensible.

    It is also very wearying and demoralising for staff working in these places to keep having the suggestion made now virtually annually.
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