To Beamans or not to Beamans?

Paul Weatherall, Liberal Vannin Candidate for MHK in Ayre & Michael, challenges the Government to be more radical, when it considers the Beamans report into the Department of Infrastructure. He awarded the report a B- for effort in meeting CoMin’s expectations but said it amounted to rearranging the deckchairs, rather than attempting to deliver real …

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Paul Weatherall, MHK Candidate for Ayre & Michael on Climate Change – A Green New Deal

Our retiring government can be commended for declaring a ‘climate change emergency’ in 2019 and commissioning James Curran to produce his report, showing us the way forward. However, they have left the important decisions to those about to take over the reins.If elected, I will be arguing for a target based approach in key areas, …

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Paul Weatherall, MHK Candidate – Ayre & Michael, on Health & Social Care / Manx Care

I am extremely grateful and full of admiration for the devoted people who have provided our health and social care services and  cared for us  during the covid pandemic. Thank you all! The next administration will need to ensure that Manx Care is more resilient if we face a similar situation in the future. The  …

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Paul Weatherall, MHK Candidate, Ayre & Michael reveals Manifesto timescale

Over the next few weeks I will gradually release sections of my manifesto, prior to complete publication and distribution to every household, during the official election campaign period in September. The joint Liberal Vannin manifesto statement common to all candidates, will concentrate on the key themes: Jobs; Fairness; Open Government; Freedom. My personal manifesto will …

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Viewpoint by Peter Karran

Founder member of Liberal Vannin, Peter Karran gives his views on topics that takes his fancy in this regular column for our website 4. Good Governance Do you remember when the Island was well-governed? No, neither do I. The reason why I formed the Liberal Vannin party was because I want to get away from …

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Liberal Vannin Chair, Paul Weatherall announces his intention to stand as an MHK for Ayre & Michael

Why I’m asking for your vote I believe that I can make a difference to the way our Island is governed and above all, help all of us who are fortunate enough to live in Ayre & Michael, keep this part of the Island a green and pleasant land. I have lived on the Island …

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Area Plan for the North & West

Liberal Vannin held a public meeting in Sulby Community Hall last Wednesday evening (May 19th), giving residents of the Ayre & Michael constituency the opportunity to find out more about the government’s current consultation exercise on the Area Plan for the North and West. The meeting was well attended and Liberal Vannin would like to …

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Update on Housing

Following our evening public discussion on housing matters last Thursday, Liberal Vannin reaffirms its policy commitment agreed last year: Liberal Vannin will campaign for an Island-wide policy to provide affordable, suitable and sustainable housing to meet the needs of Manx residents. In doing so, we recognise that: More lower cost homes for purchase and rent …

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