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MLP dismayed at Equality Bill delay

Bill not a CoMin priority

Ongoing delays to the introduction of the Isle of Man's Equality Bill have caused dismay among members of the Manx Labour Party.

The bill is not listed on the Council of Ministers' Legislative Programme June 2015, which means it's unlikely to be dealt with before the end of the current government's term next year.

Instead, it's being held on the Priority Reserve List, in case a slot becomes available.

Chairman of the Manx Labour Party, David Cretney MLC, says the party is hopeful something can still be done:

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