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Nigel Dobson: Isle of Man election candidate charged with drink-driving

Nigel Anthony Dobson: BBC Politics Show
Image caption Nigel Anthony Dobson is one of five candidates standing for election in the Garff constituency

A Manx general election candidate has appeared in court charged with drinking and driving.

Nigel Anthony Dobson, from Ballachrink Drive, Onchan, was pulled over by police on Groudle Road on 2 September.

The 63-year-old entered no plea at Douglas courthouse on Tuesday and he has been bailed to appear again on 29 September - a week after the election.

Mr Dobson is one of five candidates who will contest two seats in the constituency of Garff.


Candidates for Garff constituency are:

  • Andrew Barton - Independent
  • Daphne Hilary Penelope Caine - Independent
  • Nigel Anthony Dobson - Independent
  • Martyn John Perkins - Independent
  • Andrew Joseph Smith - Independent

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