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Chief dismisses referendum calls as 'cop out'

Tue, 21 Jul 2015


Referring issues to a referendum could be viewed as a "cop out" according to the Chief Minister.

In Tynwald this week he'll be questioned about his policy on constitutional and political decisions, as well as if he's considered holding a referendum on same-sex marriage.

Douglas West MHK Chris Thomas is one of those who'd like to see the process introduced - he wants to know how much it would cost.

However Allan Bell says MHKs have been appointed for a reason - to make difficult decisions:

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