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Speaker explains privilege in wake of Giggs case

With great power comes great responsibility, says Speaker of the House of Keys Steve Rodan.

He was speaking after a member of the United Kingdom parliament side-stepped footballer Ryan Giggs' superinjuction by naming the player in the House of Commons.

Parliamentary privilege means politicians speaking in parliament can say almost anything without worrying about legal repercussions.

Mr Rodan says the same is true in the Isle of Man, but he expects MHKs to act responsibly:


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