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Public meeting discusses role of LegCo in small democracy

The event was hosted by think tank Reayrtys

A public meeting was held last night which looked at the role of the Legislative Council within a small democracy.

MLCs are not publicly elected and their position within Tynwald is to provide scrutiny to new pieces of law.

However, there have been recent rumblings over whether LegCo should be subject to a public vote.

Professor Phil Edge from Oxford Brookes University is an expert in Manx constitutional law:

 

More from the discussion with Professor Edge will be available via Manx Radio Newscast on Tuesday, 28 May.

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