Seven of nine hopefuls attend LibVan event
Candidates for Thursday's Legislative Council election were on the receiving end of a grilling from the public last night.
Liberal Vannin hosted a Q&A session at the Manx Blind Welfare headquarters in Onchan, which was almost full to capacity.
Seven of the nine remaining hopefuls were in attendance - Bill Henderson, Haafizah Hoosen, Peter Greenhill, Kerry Sharpe, Rob Mercer, Zahed Miah and Danielle Bell - with Michelle Haywood and Carole Lillywhite unable to be there.
Current MLC Tim Crookall has already withdrawn from the running.
The candidates were questioned on a number of topics, from pensions schemes and healthcare structures, to whether MLCs should be publicly elected and whether or not they would accept a departmental role.
Discussion lasted for two hours, with LibVan Chair Michael Josem coordinating the event.
The four successful nominees will serve a five-year term ending in February 2025 - decided by the House of Keys at 2:30pm this Thursday.