Michael Josem

Reinstate the TT Senior Race Day Bank Holiday as Celebration of Key Workers, Says Liberal Vannin

Treasury Minister Cannan has unilaterally abolished the 2020 Senior Race Day holiday “The 2020 Senior Race Day Bank Holiday should be immediately reinstated, and further, dedicated this year in recognition of the exceptional efforts of key workers in the Isle of Man,” said Michael Josem, Chair of Liberal Vannin. “This public holiday does not belong …

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Coronavirus Medal for Service: One way to say thank you

Liberal Vannin has written to the UK Government to propose the Coronavirus Medal for Service – to be issued to recognise the service of the brave people who are doing our nations so proud during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Legislative Council Candidates Confirm Attendance at Liberal Vannin Public Meeting on Monday 9 March

Liberal Vannin is hosting a meeting for the public to question candidates on Monday at 7.30pm at Manx Blind Welfare Society, Onchan Seven of nine Legislative Council candidates confirm they will face the public Two candidates have declined Seven of the nine candidates for the forthcoming Legislative Council appointment have committed to answering questions from …

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Manx Public to Question Legislative Council Candidates on Monday 9 March

Meeting is open to the public at no charge All Legislative Council candidates have been invited to face the public Liberal Vannin is hosting the only public question and answer session for Legislative Council Candidates The Liberal Vannin Party is giving all people of the Isle of Man the opportunity to directly question prospective Legislative …

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Hooper calls for accountability on locomotive spending

From Manx Radio: Government needs to be held accountable over the second-hand diesel locomotive, which has been out of service for more than three years. That’s from Ramsey MHK Lawrie Hooper on the machine brought to the Island after Tynwald rejected a new one eight years ago.

Hooper protecting food standards

From ManxRadio.com: Lawrie Hooper wants to know what will be done to monitor and maintain foodstandards following Brexit. Lawrie Hooper will ask the environment, food and agriculture minister to make a statement on the matter in the House of Keys on Tuesday.

Hooper Active in Post Office Fight

From Isle of Man Newspapers: Lawrie Hooper (LibVan, Ramsey), who wanted to know whether the Post Office board had ’determined which sub-post office counter locations are at greatest risk of closure’… Mr Hooper claimed that if the Post Office did not have the information, this meant the retail strategy put to and approved by Tynwald …

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