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Chief Minister brands LegCo reform 'unworkable'

Sat, 28 Mar 2015

Chief Minister Allan Bell
Chief Minister Allan Bell

The Chief Minister has branded an MHK's bid to reform the Legislative Council as 'unworkable'.

Peter Karran's reform bill gained a second reading in the House of Keys last week - gaining 15 votes of support, with three against.

Allan Bell accepts there is a desire to see change to the way the LegCo election process is run, but doesn't consider it a burning issue.

He outlined what he considers to be flaws in the proposal:

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