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Tributes paid to 'oustanding public servant'

Attorney General dies following short period of illness

Tributes are being paid to the Isle of Man's Attorney General.

The Manx Government confirmed yesterday (2 January) that John Quinn QC had died following a short period of illness in hospital.

Mr Quinn had held the position since 2017 after carrying it out on an acting basis for four years prior to that.

He was also a member of the Legislative Council.

Paying tribute to him on social media the chief constable, Gary Roberts, described him as an 'important friend' saying he 'greatly respected' what the police do.

Home Affairs chief executive Dan Davies said Mr Quinn was an 'outstanding public servant' who filled the role of AG with 'skill and quiet confidence'.

Local charity Hospice Isle of Man also shared their condolences saying the organisation would be 'forever grateful' for his 'unstinting friendship and support'.

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