MHK's who desert their elected position to become M LC's.

This is my second attempt to log this suggestion.

An MHK who leaves his/her elected position mid term in order to become an MLC must pay the full costs including returning officers fees of the election they have caused of a new MHK.

When the recent batch opted out considerable costs must have been incurred.

Why should the taxpayer have to pay to enhance the position of such MHK's when they have been democratically elected for a specific term. 

Why the contribution is important

When one is trying to save money every little helps.

I do however think the public will be shocked by the overall cost of an election if figures were known.

by Fairforall on April 16, 2017 at 09:49AM

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  • Posted by ManxVoter April 16, 2017 at 10:42

    Just abolish LegCo & save a fortune
  • Posted by Mac1951 April 19, 2017 at 22:41

    Agreed the whole thing is a farce, they seem to do little work and get paid substantial sums for very little benefit.

    They are incapable of even putting their own house in order, look at the Tony Wild fiasco, pounds 50,000 in total costs paid for non attendance, but no action taken for over a year
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