LibVan member wants more party politics on Island – Manx Radio

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 6:40am

Lawrie Hooper monitoring development of Change UK

A member of Liberal Vannin says he would like to see party politics become ‘more usual’ on the Isle of Man.

At present, Tynwald is predominantly made up of independent candidates, with two LibVan representatives in the House of Keys and a Manx Labour Party member in the Legislative Council.

That’s in contrast to other jurisdictions like the UK, where the majority of politicians are affiliated to a party.

Lawrie Hooper says he’s been keeping an eye on the development of a new party across the water:


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