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By-election candidate seeks ageing population stats

John McBride says current figures on the Island's ageing population are flawed

A candidate standing in the Douglas East by-election says we need a proper analysis of the Island's ageing population.

John McBride, who has a history in motorsport, spoke to John Moss on Mandate this week.

Among his priorities if elected, Mr McBride says statistics on the ageing populuation need a re-haul.

He says currently the information is flawed: (play audio)

The Douglas East by-election is due to take place next Thursday, November 12.

Other candidates standing are; Claire Bettison, Kurt Buchholz, Richard Falk, Geraldine O'Neill and Cat Turner.

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