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House of Keys sitting

Tue, 08 Nov 2011


The House of Keys sits this morning.

One item before MHKs is the Electoral Reform Bill which was referred back to the Keys by the Legislative Council.

The bill seeks to drastically change the structure of the Manx parliament and would see LegCo members publicly elected.

The Legislative Council have asked for agreement from the MHKs to set up a committee to look into the constitutional principles of the bill.

On the question paper:

South Douglas member Kate Beecroft is asking what is being done to increase tourist numbers.

Onchan MHK David Quirk wants updates on the old bus station site in Douglas and the Summerland site.

Ramsey member Leonard Singer wants to know what the drug squad budget has been for the last three years and about illegal drug seizures during that time.

 


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