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'It's unique!' - politicians on the importance of Tynwald Day and Manx identity

MHKs give their view from the lychgate

Politicians, dignitaries and members of the public have gathered in St Johns today to celebrate Tynwald Day.

MHKs Rob Callister and Tim Glover, as well as Infrastructure Minister Chris Thomas, spoke to Manx Radio at the lychgate this morning.

They shared a similar view on Tynwald Day and the importance of Manx identity:

'How can we restate national identity in a modern world?'

For MLC Marlene Maska today will be the last time she sits on Tynwald Hill before she retires from politics.

She explained to Andy Wint why she believes Manx culture and identity should be celebrated on the Isle of Man's national day:

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