Viewpoint by Peter Karran

Founder member of Liberal Vannin, Peter Karran gives his views on topics that takes his fancy in this occasional column for our website 6. Human Rights The question has to be asked: can the Manx government trust the UK government to protect its human rights as well as our own citizens? When you see the …

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Is Enough Enough?

Please see the report of this meeting: Are you concerned about how the costs of heating your home, paying for petrol / diesel, putting food on the table, running a business are going to pan out this coming winter, into 2023 and possibly beyond? You are not alone. In the first of its autumn series …

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Potty Talk

Liberal Vannin is concerned at the continuing inability of the MUA to deal with the unacceptable state of our sewage treatment on the Island. Particularly regarding the continuing discharge of raw sewage into our rivers and sea bathing areas. The MUA have come up with new solutions for Laxey and Peel, but we have been …

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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 occasional column for our website 5. Mental Health Services I have made no secret of the lack of respect I have for the Manx media over the years, but I have to say that I was impressed …

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Assisted Dying

On March 21st 7.30pm at the Manx Legion Club, Douglas, Liberal Vannin has invited Dr Alex Allinson, MHK for Ramsey to lead a discussion on the possibility of introducing legislation on Assisted Dying during the current administration. Vicky Christian from the Facebook Group Let Me Choose will give some background to their campaign – Let …

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Ukraine

Our thoughts are with all those on the Island with family and friends in Ukraine – and Russia. May peace and stability be restored quickly, with Putin and his entourage paying a heavy price for this unwarranted incursion and unacceptable aggression. Liberal Vannin supports the government in following the UK’s request to impose sanctions against …

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“The 45% Pathway on Climate Change is the right balance and fastest change community would accept”

Daphne Caine, MHK, highlighted the need to manage expectations on the government’s climate change mitigation measures at Liberal Vannin’s public meeting last Monday. As Chair of the Climate Change Transformation Board, Daphne had been invited to comment on the role of the Board and its key priorities. During her talk, and in the wide-ranging discussion …

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