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Commissioner suggests Port Erin cuts board numbers

Wed, 13 Feb 2019

A Port Erin Commissioner is suggesting the village authority cuts its membership from nine to seven members.

Phil Crellin, who’s been a commissioner for thirty years, introduced the proposal during a board meeting last night.

He says local authorities across the Island need to change, and reduced membership is a step in the right direction.

Douglas Council, Castletown Commissioners and Port St Mary Commissioners have all committed to reductions in numbers ahead of 2020.

Local Democracy Reporter Ewan Gawne asked Mr Crellin why he’s pushing for fewer commissioners in Port Erin:


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