Could start civil partnership 'tourism' for IoM
Today's ceremony for the London couple seeking a formal union short of marriage, could trigger the start of further civil partnership 'tourism' to the Island.
The Equal Civil Partnership Campaign is holding up the Isle of Man as a progressive beacon, for offering opposite sex civil unions.
But will those who travel here have their partnerships recognised in the UK?
Former president of the Isle of Man Law Society Kevin O'Riordon thinks it's possible - with snags: