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Politicians 'shut out' of Vision Nine deal

Committee hears more evidence of TT deal

A committee investigating government's failed deal with a would-be TT promoter has heard how key figures were effectively 'shut out' of the process.

David Cretney appeared before the Vision Nine inquiry this morning - it's been taking evidence from a range of witnesses since the deal collapsed last November.

Despite his longstanding links to motorsport, past roles in the DED and a ten-year stint as Tourism Minister, Mr Cretney says he was not made privy to negotiations.

He says involving more stakeholders could have made a difference:

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