Large turnout for chief minister debate

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

 

Event streamed live online

Well over 500 residents watched the three candidates for the next chief minister taker part in public debate last night (Mon).

The Manx Legion Club in Douglas was filled to capacity - whilst a further 300 watched it on a live online stream.

Kate Beecroft, Alf Cannan and Howard Quayle faced a barrage of questions on topics ranging from democratic reform to local business growth.

Island media provider MTTV streamed the proceedings via the Periscope app for Apple and Android devices.

Tynwald votes to elect the next chief minister today - with the successful candidate requiring an absolute majority to take the top spot.

These attendees gave Manx Radio their views on the evening: