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Suspended MHK considering options to 'clear his name'

Mon, 20 Jun 2016

John Houghton MHK
John Houghton MHK

Suspended MHK John Houghton says he may be forced to get help off-Island in order to “clear his name”.

The Douglas North politician was cast out of Tynwald in May after failing to follow orders and apologise after a committee found his conduct had fallen below the required standard. 

The report, which was passed by the court, claimed he was a liar and bully – Mr Houghton says his first step is taking his case to the Lieutenant Governor. 

He’s also called for a fresh investigation to be compiled by someone who is independent and has branded the report a “fabricated document”:
 

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