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MHK defends lone position outside govt

Chris Robertshaw

Member refused to meet with CM on membership

The Chief Minister doesn't have enough interest in government reform - that's the reason one MHK didn't put his name into the hat for departmental membership.

Douglas East representative Chris Robertshaw wasn't offered a position because he declined to meet Howard Quayle to discuss it.

He insists he's firmly against ministers being aided by more than one member - saying his voice will be best used as an independent from the back benches.

Mr Robertshaw explains why improvemens to Tynwald's structure need to be implemented soon:

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