Morning meeting – political members then full Department of Economic Development (DED). Some good news regarding the economy with growth in the export side and unemployment now lower than 2008 with job vacancies at an all time high. Some good news and some bad news in as much that recruitment is becoming more difficult in an evermore competitive employers market place. Which has the potential to impede future growth.

The Tom Jones concert to be held on 26th July Noble’s Park there are now another 1900 made available seated tickets with some still available. Still time to book.


Afternoon – further meeting of the Social Affairs Policy Review Committee (SAPRC) kicking off our inquiry into the operation of Personal Capability Assessments, oral evidence taken in public from two individuals. One from ME Support Isle of Man and the other from Strong Safe Secure Isle of Man also with regard to a client in connection with an assessment.