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Candidate opposes publicly-elected LegCo

Monday, July 4th, 2016


Will contest Douglas seat for Manx Labour Party

A candidate in September’s general election says there’s no need to make Tynwald’s upper chamber popularly elected.

53 year old Lynn Sirdefield will be standing in Douglas North for the Manx Labour Party.

After a career in the finance sector, she’s now running a scaffolding company with her husband.

She says despite a number of attempts to change the way Legislative Council is elected, she doesn’t feel a public vote is the way to go: