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Ministers aren't blocking scrutiny in question time votes, says Ashford

Backbenchers criticise CoMin’s votes against extensions

Ministers aren't trying to block scrutiny by voting against extending question time in the House of Keys.

That's according to the health minister, who says dealing with legislation is the main function of the chamber.

His comments come after several backbencher MHKs complained CoMin had been using its block vote to stop sessions continuing.

David Ashford discussed the issue with Ewan Gawne:

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