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Pier will be made safe, but no refurbishment guarantee

Tynwald has given the Department of Infrastucture permission to spend £1.76 million on stabilising and protecting Ramsey's Queen's Pier.

The vote was 11-10 in favour in the House of Keys, with MLCs backing the motion from Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne 7-1.

It's a positive move towards a possible full refurbishment at some time in the future, when more money is available to government.

However, Mr Gawne told the court there was no guarantee that would happen:

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