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Minister says Tynwald has lacked appetite for local government reform

Fri, 25 Nov 2011

Infrastructure Minister David Cretney MHK
Infrastructure Minister David Cretney MHK

The Infrastructure Minister believes there's been no change to the structure of the Island's local authorities in the recent past because Tynwald had no appetite to reform the current system.

David Cretney says the way local authorities work needs to change, as those seeking election to local government often stand unopposed.

Before Mr Cretney was a Minister he called for a reduction to the number of local authorities, whilst another suggestion in 2004 would've seen the 24 boards cut to 4.

The South Douglas MHK says previous Government's have been against change [play clip]

 


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