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Business model for Villa-Gaiety weighed

Range of outsourcing options for complex

The Economic Development Minister says it's time to weigh up the alternatives - after it emerged no bids have been entered for a takeover of the Villa Gaiety complex.

Laurence Skelly announced the outsourcing venture back in May, when three off-Island companies were said to be interested.

But a lack of formal tender interest means government will now have to work out a different way of running the venues.

Mr Skelly says he'd like to see the matter concluded as soon as possible:

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