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Keys reject LegCo amendment

Chair of Communications Commission to remain political

The Home Affairs Minister has followed up the rejection of a Legislative Council amendment to the Communications Bill with a strong assertion of the supremacy of the House of Keys.

Bill Malarkey argued against a LegCo call for the Chairman of the Communications Commission to be non-political.

Mr Malarkey is presently Chair.

Keys members voted against that LegCo proposal by 13 votes to 10.

Mr Malarkey then asserted the standing of Keys in passing laws:-

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