Nationalists reject local governor idea
The search has begun for a new Lieutenant Governor for the Isle of Man, with Adam Wood due to retire next year.
A selection process sees the Chief Minister, President of Tynwald and First Deemster make recommendations before the Queen or her representative makes a final choice.
But does that mean the Island should aspire to having the first ever Manx governor in the post?
Mark Kermode of nationalist party Mec Vannin says that’d be worse than having a UK appointee: