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Lib Van Victory : Defeat for Manx Labour Party

Fri, 23 Sep 2016

Liberal Vannin Party Logo
Liberal Vannin Party Logo

The Liberal Vannin Party are celebrating after winning 3 seats in the House of Keys General Election.

Party Leader Kate Beecroft retained her seat in Douglas South, while in Onchan, Julie Edge was elected in a seat former held by the Partie’s founder Peter Karran. Breaking new ground, the party also made a gain in Ramsey where former Chairman of the Town’s Local Authority, Laurie Hooper was elected.

Kate Beecroft MHK told Energy FM the result will be a great advantage. (Play Clip)

In contrast the Manx Labour Party suffered a crippling defeat with their candidates finishing bottom in Arbory, Castletown and Malew and Douglas East, and finishing second last in Douglas North.

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