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Government workers and politicians to pay for parking spaces

Sat, 21 Nov 2015


Politicians and government workers will start paying for their car parking spaces from April next year.

The contentious issue came to a head in Tynwald this week when a combined vote saw the motion to start charging pushed through.

It followed a last ditch attempt to pass an amendment so that the policy only applied to Members with separate legislation for civil servants.

A number of politicians made their feelings heard - MLC Geoff Corkish slammed the plans calling them "unworkable" whilst South Douglas MHK Kate Beecroft, who originally brought the motion forward in July, criticised the delay:

 

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