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Tynwald committee hearing lasts just 18 minutes

Clerk offers alternative complaints procedures

A Tynwald committee hearing lasted just 18 minutes today, after the clerk explained the panel "can't look at things where you could sue, or undertake a complaints process, because that's an alternative to the petition for redress."

Mr and Mrs Salmon presented a petition on Tynwald Day (page 113-114), calling for a select committee to be established to examine the code of conduct for public servants.

You can listen to the hearing in full on the 'listen again' function of the Tynwald website, but here are some extracts from what proved to be a concise oral evidence session:

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