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Patrick by-election:  Kevin Oliphant-Smith says he will give a 'spotlight' to issues in the village

It's taking place on Thursday 15 June

Kevin Oliphant-Smith says his experience standing in House of Keys elections is 'good experience' for being a commissioner.

He has previously stood for Douglas Council, and was elected to the council in 2016, and also stood for the keys twice.

A by-election for a new commissioner in Patrick is being held on Thursday, 15 June - residents can vote from 8am to 8pm at their allocated polling station.

The other candidate standing for election is Richard Jones.

Mr Oliphant-Smith says if elected he would try and shine a 'spotlight' on issues facing the parish. 

Local Democracy Reporter Emma Draper has been speaking to him:

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