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Quayle under fire in Tynwald over Steam Packet issue

'Officers advised no prosecutions were needed'

The chief minister says it was civil servants that told him no prosecutions could be made over the Covid regulation confusion with the Steam Packet.

Howard Quayle came under fire in Tynwald this morning, with members questioning his handling of the issue.

It comes after a Manx advocate raised concerns about the separation of powers in government. 

The independence of a Treasury-led review on the matter was also challenged, with the Public Accounts Committee now set to lead its own investigation.

Its chair is Speaker of the House of Keys Juan Watterson, who questioned Mr Quayle in the Court:  

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