Consultation Hub

Consultation helps shape our work to inform the development of policy, projects and legislation.  It helps us to find out your views and lets us know about any ideas or suggestions you may have. 

See our archive for consultations issued before 1 January 2017.

Eaisht lesh dagh cleaysh, eisht jean briwnys
Listen with each ear, then decide

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Open Consultations
Local Government financial reporting requirements
Licensing of additional spectrum bands
Review of tourism legislation
Conduct of Business Code for Non-Long Term Insurance
Anti-money laundering and other financial crime (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2017
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Closed Consultations
Consumer Broadband Habits Survey
Proposed changes to employed person’s allowance and proposed change to income support for lone parents
Action plan to improve the planning system
The Collection of Civil Debt (Phase 1)
Regulatory Fees 2018
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We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

We asked for the views of the public on the proposed Civil Aviation (Charges) Scheme 2018 which would revoke and replace the Civil Aviation (Charges) Scheme 2017.

You Said

There were no consultation responses.

We Did

The Scheme has been submitted to the January 2018 sitting of Tynwald for their approval.

We Asked

We asked for the views of the public on the proposed content of a draft Safeguarding Bill; a Bill which has been designed to bring Safeguarding into statute, thereby strengthening the safeguarding arrangements.

You Said

The consultation attracted 31 responses in total  - 21 online responses as well as 10 responses by post and email.

Most respondents acknowledged the need for Safeguarding to be put on a statutory footing. There were some queries around the formation and make- up of the board and a small number were looking for more explanation around some of the definitions.

We Did

Full consideration has been given to the consultation responses received. Some minor amendments and development of definitions within the Bill were made before preparing the Bill for introduction to the Legislative Branches. 

First Reading - 7 November 2017

Second Reading - 14 November 2017 

Third Reading - 5 December 2017 

We Asked

As part of this consultation, the Department of Infrastructure asked a number of questions relating to the proposed work on active travel, including specific definitions, opinions on the long-term vision, the proposed initial areas of work and targets set by the Department to increase the number of people travelling actively. 

You Said

A total of 379 responses was received to the consultation. In general, many of the responses were supportive of the proposed work by the Department and agreed with most of the proposed definitions. A significant number of comments were received in relation to each of the questions asked.

We Did

All of the comments and suggestions received have been considered as part of this consultation analysis, and will be further considered by the officer group as part of the preparation of the forthcoming Active Travel Strategy and action plan.