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Liberal Vannin party calling for change to MLC election process

Tue, 05 Nov 2013


An MHK is calling for major changes to the way MLC’s are elected into their position.

Liberal Vannin Leader Peter Karran says it’s time the members were publicly elected as currently they fulfill a crucial parliamentary role, without public mandate and scrutiny.

He’s described the present system as one step removed from democracy.

In order to bolster his argument before he takes it back to Tynwald he has started a public consultation to gauge the views of the public:

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  • Peter Karran, MHK

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