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Ramsey commissioners forced to stand down

Ramsey commissioner Wilf Young

More names not on electoral lists

A week after a Douglas councillor and former deputy mayor was forced to relinquish his position, two long-standing Ramsey commissioners have had to do the same.

It’s after it emerged neither Geoff Quayle nor Wilf Young are on the voters list.

Changes earlier this year meant people had to register to be on the list rather than their name be automatically retained.

It meant there were around 2,000 fewer voters registered in time for May’s House of Keys by-elections.

Ramsey town clerk Peter Whiteway says it’s unfortunate but the law had to be followed:

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