Paul Craine

Candidate for Middle, Isle of Man House of Keys election 2016

Election Result —Bill Shimmins and Howard Quayle have been elected to serve Middle for the next five years.

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Two votes… use one to vote for Paul Craine

Welcome to my election website. You will find here some items that introduce me as well as my 2016 Manifesto and my views on a range of topics under 'Blog'.

The Isle of Man has been through an extraordinarily difficult time. After five years of spending cuts and new forms of taxation we still have an annual deficit of £75 million and evidence of population decline. These key issues underlie everything else. We need level-headed people who understand the issues and care about the outcomes. There are still some tough decisions to be made”.

I believe that we need MHKs who prioritise good, caring constituency work but, in the Island’s current situation, we need MHKs who can offer much more than that. I know that I have a great deal to learn but I also know that I have a good understanding of both local and national issues, and I know that no-one will work harder to represent the people of Middle. I invite you to support me with one of your two votes.

Published by Paul Craine, 6 Elm Bank, Glen Vine, IM4 4FF. Representation of the People Act 1995.

Please read my manifesto

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Election Result - 22 September 2016
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Middle Result William Bowers 394 (9.7%) Paul Craine 1090 (26.9%) Howard Quayle 1205 (29.8%) Bill Shimmins 1357 (33.5%) It wasn’t to be… A huge thank you to the 1,090 residents of Middle who gave me one of their votes today! I’m hugely humbled by that support. An enormous thank you to my fantastic s…

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First Middle 'Requisition Meeting'
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Just one week to go until the election. I have visited almost 2,000 houses now and enjoyed some very interesting conversations (and challenges) in West and East Baldwin yesterday. I hope to visit the remaining houses during the next week. The first of Middle’s two ‘requisition meetings’ was held in…

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A Programme for Government
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Two weeks to go until the House of Keys election. My Manifesto came back from the printers yesterday and is now in the post. In June this year Lord Lisvane produced his independent ‘Review of the Functioning of Tynwald’. The report drew on his first-hand experience of more than fifty parliaments ar…

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