Mannin: Royal Visit An Irrelevance

Manx nationalists, who usually ignore such events, broke with tradition and questioned the meaning and value of a visit to the Isle of Man earlier this week of England’s Prince Charles and his second wife.

The party was scathing of the deference shown by some members of the public to such events and Mec Vannin Chairman, Mark Kermode suggested most people failed to appreciate that the `royal status’ of such visitors has little constitutional relevance in the Isle of Man.

Although local media dutifully reported `crowds’ turning out to meet the Royal duo it seems that the numbers that did turn up were swelled by school children.

Audio clip from Manx Radio of Mec Vannin Chairman’s comments here:

https://www.manxradio.com/newsread.aspx?id=59233

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