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LegCo is too powerful says MHK as reform bid is blocked

Thu, 21 Apr 2016

Chris Thomas MHK
Chris Thomas MHK

Now isn't the time to reform Tynwald's voting system.

That's the message after a debate over changing the process of decision-making which was sparked by Douglas West MHK Chris Thomas.

The Legislative Council and the House of Keys currently vote respectively of each other - they often disagree which can hold things up.

Westminster's Lord Lisvane is currently writing a report on how to revamp government here - Mr Thomas says this month's sitting proves LegCo is too powerful: 
 
 

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