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Shimmins - Tynwald should lead by example on climate change

Claims MHKs need to do more

An MHK is calling for Tynwald members to lead by example, when it comes to their carbon footprint.

Middle member Bill Shimmins spoke during yesterday's sitting, after Chief Minister Howard Quayle revealed an action plan for helping to tackle climate change would go before the court in December.

Speaking to Manx Radio after the sitting, Mr Shimmins - who's told us he commutes on his bicycle as much as possible - said his colleagues need to do more:

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