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Boundary reform rebel accepts change

 

One of the MHKs accused of trying to sabotage proposals for an overhaul of constituency boundaries for House of Keys elections says he accepts the will of Tynwald.

 

Rushen member Phil Gawne was among members who tabled a raft of detailed amendments to legislation designed to create 12, two-seat constituencies from 2016.

A series of counter proposals to equalise voter representation were defeated in Keys this week.

 

At present, there is a mix of one, two and three-seat constituencies around the Island.

 

Mr Gawne says it’s a time to move forward with what the majority wants:

 

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