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New election rules will be in place before September

Wed, 06 Apr 2011

Chief Minister Tony Brown MHK
Chief Minister Tony Brown MHK

The Chief Minister is confident new laws to safeguard against election corruption will be in place when the Island goes to the polls this September.

 

The Representation of the People Bill had its first reading the House of Keys yesterday.

 

The legislation would mean candidates would have to declare all donations over £50.

 

Spending on campaigns will be limited to £2,000 plus 50p for each registered voter in the constituency.

 

Concern about the current system was raised during the Douglas East by-election last May.

 

Tony Brown explains how it will affect candidates for the General Election..[play clip]

 


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