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Merge local authorities, says commissioner

Garff member claims cash saved

Does the Isle of Man really need so many local authorities and elected local representatives?

One commissioner – who’s seeing his board merge with two others – says he doesn’t think so, and more should consider amalgamating.

Robert Moughtin represents newly-created Garff, which was formed from Lonan, Laxey and Maughold Commissioners.

He says the benefits of creating fewer, smaller boards are obvious:

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