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LegCo abolition would have caused 'major upheaval'

Thu, 13 Feb 2014


Abolishing the Legislative Council would cause ‘major upheaval’ at a time when government is already stretched.

That’s the view of Chief Minister Allan Bell who was one of the MHKs who this week refused to support a motion to get rid of MLCs.

The idea was brought forward by Rushen MHK Phil Gawne who said it was a genuine attempt to create a better and fairer system.

However his plans failed with 13 votes against and only nine in support.

One of those opposing the motion was Malew and Santon MHK Graham Cregeen:

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