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Paperwork row during strategic plan debate

Tynwald has received the annual report on the Manx government's 2007-2011 strategic plan, but not without some criticism from a member of the Legislative Council.

David Callister suggested the government was guilty of too much bureaucracy and paperwork, including the 150 page report itself, when the chief minister had said on Tuesday it was an area where the Island needed to cut down (first part of audio file):

Mr Brown put up a robust defence in his summing up, suggesting Mr Callister should look to himself if he wanted to cut down on needless paperwork (second part of audio file):

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