Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is to speak in the Island later this month.
The left-wing former Labour MP and leader of the GLC , 'Red Ken' has been invited to give the Isle of Man Law Society's prestigious biennial lecture.
He was the first elected mayor of London in 2000 and oversaw a major upgrade of public transport in the capital.
He was also instrumental in London's winning bid to host the Olympic Games.
Law Society Chief Executive Jane O'Rourke says Ken Livingstone's metropolitan, socialist outlook will make him a fascinating speaker: