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MLC justifies taking second departmental role

Scrutineer given second government position

Taking on a second departmental role within government won't compromise the scrutiny work of an MLC.

That's from Marlene Maska, who's accepted a position with the Department of Infrastructure.

The move is at odds with a Tynwald debate in late 2017, where it was agreed that members of Legislative Council should not take on more than one role within government.

Mrs Maska says it isn't a decision she's taken lightly:

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