Gawne withdraws bullying claim - but MLC demands a full apology

Phil Gawne MHK

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Environment Minister Phil Gawne has withdrawn his allegations of bullying by a member of the Legislative Council.

But MLC Alex Downie said he believed Mr Gawne should apologise to LegCo for his comments.

Rushen MHK Mr Gawne claimed he had been threatened by an MLC who he alleged may have been behind a dirty tricks campaign which included sending anonymous letters to his department and was apparently linked to his recent, unsuccessful, call to abolish the upper house.


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