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Timescales for Register of Business 'excessive'

Politicians back calls to review six week requirement

The requirement for government business to spend six weeks on a public register is ‘excessive’ and will be reviewed.

Politicians have voted to refer the matter to the Standing Orders Committee.

The Register of Business lists upcoming business items for Tynwald – it was introduced in September last year and was designed to publish motions, and questions for written answer, well in advance of sittings.

Juan Watterson is a Rushen MHK, and the Speaker of the House of Keys, he says it's not working for everyone:

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