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Malarkey rounds on rally organisers

Home Affairs chief defends DoI

Home Affairs Minister Bill Malarkey has lept to the defence of his Council of Ministers colleague Ray Harmer in the ongoing row over the late cancellation of Rally Isle of Man.

The Infrastructure Minister received criticism from callers to Manx Radio's Talking Heads programme this lunchtime.

Mr Malarkey explained that the safety team is in his department and they couldn't have done more to help the event take place.

He says missed deadlines and organisational problems with Rally Isle of Man have been building for a number of years:-

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