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Manx public would vote Tory

Mon, 22 Aug 2011

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An opinion poll has revealed that Manx voters would choose a Conservative candidate, if they were voting in a party system.

The Manx People Power Survey shows that 55% of Isle of Man residents would vote Tory, compared with just 41% in the UK.

Labour appealed to 36% of those surveyed, with the Liberal Democrat Party polling just 9%.

Hugh Davidson, who carried out the research, believes the current public services may be behind the Island's conservative attitude [play clip]