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Lawrence Skelly to stand down as MHK

Fri, 30 Apr 2021

Enterprise Minister Lawrence Skelly has announced he will not be standing for re-election as an MHK in this September's General Election.

In a statement, Mr Skelly confirmed he will put himself forward in July for the role of President of Tynwald.

"Since deciding not to seek re-election as an MHK, and with President Steve Rodan recently announcing his retirement, several Members have approached and asked that I stand for President of Tynwald."

"I have agreed to put my name forward in July. If unsuccessful, I shall return to the private sector.

Mr Skelly has represented the Rushen constituency since 2011.

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