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Drink drive MLC's stance condemned by public

Thu, 17 Mar 2016

Tony Wild MLC
Tony Wild MLC

 It isn't acceptable for a drink-drive convict to help form Manx law. 

That appears to be the consensus from the public after MLC Tony Wild announced his intention to remain a member of the Legislative Council this week.

Mr Wild was struggling with mental health problems when he got into the car three times over the legal limit and drove on December 12th last year - he's said to have been "self-medicating" with alcohol.

He has since apologised and stepped down as a member of the Department of Health and Social Care - we asked taxpayers how they think the situation should be handled:

 

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