Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Chief Minister responds to bus strike

Thu, 27 Dec 2012

Chief Minister Allan Bell
Chief Minister Allan Bell

The Chief Minister has retaliated against bus drivers and their union, saying it's time to get real.

Allan Bell spoke out after three days of strike action last week which resulted in reduced services and contingency plans brought in especially for school transport.

Mr Bell said it was the union Unite which contributed towards the revised contracts and the drivers themselves rejected new deals.

Negotiations are now under way again in a bid to prevent further industrial action.

Mr Bell says the union must accept the reality of the situation:



  • Allan Bell


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed