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Keys boundary review 'missed opportunity'

Days before Tywnald votes on far-reaching boundary changes for elections to the Keys, a former local authority chief says a much bigger review is urgently needed. 

The Boundary Review Commttee has come-up with plans for 12, two-seat consitutencies to equalise the size of population-per-MHK. It would bring an end to the current mix of one, two and three-seaters.

But a former chair of Onchan commissioners Brian Stowell says the committee should have been tasked with reducing the overall number of national and local politicians - and re-drawing both Keys and local government boundaries.

Mr Stowell says an opportunity for vital reform has been lost:

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