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Governor says moves towards greater independence aren't up to him

Lieutenant Governor, Sir Richard Gozney

Sir Richard Gozney says decision lies with Manx people

Greater independence for the Isle of Man is a subject for the Manx people to consider.

That's according to the Lieutenant Governor.

Appearing live on Manx Radio's Mannin line, Sir Richard Gozney was asked about suggestions by one of his predecessors, Sir Ronald Garvey, that the Island should look to greater independence.

Sir Richard says advice of that kind is not in his remit:

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