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Politicians cannot influence increased paedophile sentencing

Tue, 08 Sep 2015


Politicians can't influence the Isle of Man Courts in sentencing paedophiles. 

That's the message from Chief Minister Allan Bell in response to a petition calling for him to take action on ensuring that the law reflects victims' suffering. 
 
Special needs nursery nurse Lisa Taylor is spearheading the campaign - which has garnered support from over 750 signatories. 
 
Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson has joined a number of Ministers and MHKs in pledging their support. 
 
Mr Bell says politicians won't be making the final call: 

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