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HoK speaker clamps down on urgent questions

Follows recent 'upswing' in requests

The Speaker of the House of Keys is clamping down on the number of urgent questions being tabled.

Juan Watterson says it follows a recent ‘upswing’ in requests for immediate information.

This week he made a new ruling which fine-tunes the criteria which a question must fall into.

Mr Watterson says matters must relate to very recent or imminent events or developments:

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