Remaining competitive and continuing investment in appropriate areas are key issues for the Isle of Man in the coming years.
That's according to Home Affairs Minister and outgoing Onchan MHK Adrian Earnshaw, who is aiming to regain his seat in next month's House of Keys general election.
On Mandate today (Friday) he said staying competitive would ensure jobs continued to be created (listen to audio file below):
Also standing in the three-seat constituency are local commissioners June Kelly and Brian Stowell, Zac Hall, and the other two outgoing Onchan MHKs, Peter Karran and David Quirk. Mr Karran and Mr Hall are Liberal Vannin candidates.