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Liberal Vannin joins those challenging the proposal to close the Southern Swimming Pool

Lack of investment over many years, and the perceived inability by all parties involved to properly address maintaining and developing swimming for the south of the Island seems to be what has led to the current recommendation by the Department of Education Sports and Culture to close the Southern Swimming Pool. However, Liberal Vannin supports […]

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Tackling the Island’s Housing Issues

Following on from debating Housing Policy at our AGM in August, Liberal Vannin is holding a public meeting to discuss ‘Tackling the Island’s Housing Issues” at 7.30pm on Monday, October 23rd at the Manx Legion Club, Douglas. The discussion, to be led by David Ashford, MHK, recently appointed Chair of the Housing & Communities Board,

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Education on the Island

Following on from discussing Education Policy at our recent AGM, Liberal Vannin is holding a public meeting to discuss ‘Education on the Island’ at 7.30pm on Monday, September 25th at the Manx Legion Club, Douglas. We have two keynote speakers: Anna Cowin of Anna Cowin Learning, formerly of Isle Learn, who will talk of her

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Policy statement on Homelessness

Liberal Vannin notes the recent report on Manx Radio relating to Party Leader, Lawrie Hooper, MHK’s response to a Tynwald question from Rob Callister, MHK covering the emergency provision of accommodation for people who find themselves homeless: Health service a ‘last resort’ for emergency accommodation – Manx Radio The Party expresses its concern that 12

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Information is Key to Public Confidence

Liberal Vannin is deeply concerned by the gap left by the recent resignations of both the Island’s Information Commissioner, Iain Macdonald and his Deputy, Nicola Whiting. As the independent authority responsible for monitoring and enforcing the Island’s data protection legislation, the Unsolicited Communications Regulations, the Freedom of Information Act and the Code of Practice on

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Viewpoint by Peter Karran

No. 8 Open Letter to Chief Minister, Alf Cannan, MHK Dear Alf, Congratulations on taking the initiative to take over responsibility for housing, as part of the Department of Infrastructure. There is no excuse now for the usual lack of progress in dealing with this most important issue, which is a major factor in the

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