Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Offshore Island PoliticsThe Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

David Kermode

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780853237778

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313691

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM LIVERPOOL SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.liverpool.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Liverpool University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in LSO for personal use.date: 12 April 2021

Devolution and Public Policy 1958–81

Devolution and Public Policy 1958–81

Chapter:
(p.217) Chapter Seven Devolution and Public Policy 1958–81
Source:
Offshore Island Politics
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853237778.003.0007

This chapter deals with devolution and public policies on the Isle of Man during the period 1958–81. It first addresses the modifications to the franchise and looks at the qualifications for being a candidate in the elections of 1962, 1966, 1971 and 1976. It discusses expansions in social security, education, health, housing and employment policies. The intervention for development and the adoption of a radically new approach to the funding of capital projects on the Isle of Man is addressed. The policies on taxation and diversification on the Island are also examined, which helped transform the Manx economy. The economic growth discussed in this chapter brought social tensions and demands for government action to mitigate its worst effects.

Keywords:   devolution, Isle of Man, social security, education, health, housing, employment, taxation, diversification, Manx economy

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.