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Offshore Island PoliticsThe Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century$
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David Kermode

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780853237778

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313691

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Towards Island Self-Government 1958–81

Towards Island Self-Government 1958–81

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(p.181) Chapter Six Towards Island Self-Government 1958–81
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Offshore Island Politics
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853237778.003.0006

This chapter is concerned with the self-government of the Isle of Man during 1958 and 1981. During this period a successful constitutional campaign by members of the House (MHKs) was waged for a transfer of power within the Island, from the Lieutenant-Governor to Tynwald and within Tynwald to the elected chamber. This chapter deals with the transfers of authority and concerted attempts by Tynwald. It also reports a major review of the Island's relationship with the UK. The changing role of the Executive Council and its development is also examined. The chapter shows the combined impact of the constitutional reforms and political developments between 1958 and 1981, noting a significant shift of the pattern of Manx devolution.

Keywords:   self-government, Isle of Man, constitutional campaign, Tynwald, members of the House, UK, Executive Council, constitutional reforms, political developments, Manx devolution

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