Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Gov 'misguided' over population growth - Celtic League

Thu, 20 Sep 2018

A senior figure in the Celtic League has criticised what he sees as the Manx government’s ‘misguided’ attempts to grow the Island’s population.

Alastair Kneale, director of information at the League and one of the founders of the Transceltic website, has penned a blog warning of the ‘dangerous consequences’ of mass immigration.

He says increasing the number of people on the Island isn’t a sustainable solution to support an ageing population, and government should investigate how to keep older citizens working for longer.

Local Democracy Reporter Ewan Gawne asked Mr Kneale what he meant when he called government’s approach to the issue as ‘short-termism’:


  • Alastair Kneale


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed