MHK asks whether advice from panel is being followed
The Council of Ministers' response to calls for a mitigation plan for new variants of Covid-19 is 'vague and unhelpful'.
That's the view of a Ramsey MHK who raised the latest guidance from the Emergency Advisory Group at yesterday's sitting of Tynwald.
It had asked for CoMin to put a robust plan in place, should new variants emerge.
Lawrie Hooper asked whether the EAG's feedback is being listened to:
Health Minister David Ashford explained how the Island monitors variants: