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Steam Packet under fire

A politician who's been a vocal critic of the Steam Packet says he's absolutely astonished to hear about next year's winter schedule, which again contains no day trips.

North Douglas MHK Bill Henderson is calling for the Packet's Chief Executive, Mark Woodward, to be hauled up in front of the Council of Ministers and made accountable for his actions.

The decision to stop day trips to Liverpool this winter has caused anger and dismay among a lot of people here, who've made their feelings clear in online forums, petitions and user groups.

Mr Henderson says the 2008 schedule is a slap in the face to the Manx public:

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