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Protest against proposed telecoms planning changes

Protestors gathered outside Tynwald ahead of the start of the November sitting.

Campaigners don't want telecommunications removed from planning scrutiny

A protest against proposed changes to the planning system has taken place ahead of this month's sitting of Tynwald.

A group of around a dozen concerned residents don't want telecommunications equipment removed from the planning process.

Policy and Reform Minister Chris Thomas will seek approval for the changes later in the sitting.

Petra was among those demonstrating, and says she doesn't see why telecoms should be any different to other sectors:

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