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Triumphant return for Singer

Arguably the biggest shock of the 2011 general election was the defeat of Treasury Minister Anne Craine in Ramsey, by former member of Tynwald Leonard Singer.

The poll was topped by Minister for Economic Development Allan Bell (1,988 votes), with Mr Singer on 1,911. Mrs Craine finished 94 adrift, followed by Linda Bowers-Kasch (427), Lawrie Hooper (310) and John McDonough (243).

Mr Singer (pictured) was asked if he could work with Mr Bell, given the past animosity between them (first part of audio file):

Immediately after the result was declared Mrs Craine was asked if we would hear from her again (second part of audio file):

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