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Chairman of Sefton Group backs DED Minister

The senior government minister under fire for brokering the Sefton loan deal has 100 per cent integrity.

So says the chairman of the Sefton Group who has no doubt John Shimmin acted in ‘good faith’ in authorising the controversial loan and land bailout.

Independent legal advice received this week showed government acted unlawfully in agreeing to two of the loans which formed part of the agreement.

Sir Miles Walker is convinced the decision has been a positive one for both the Island’s economy and in safeguarding an important local employer.




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