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Tynwald questions to probe Pinewood deal

A backbench MHK says she remains deeply concerned by a controversial plan to pump nearly £25 million of taxpayers’ money into Pinewood Shepperton studios.

South Douglas member Kate Beecroft is one of four politicians who will together ask 10 questions seeking more information about the investment in Tynwald on Tuesday.

She wants to know whether government has yet bought shares in the complex and whether normal due diligence procedures were carried out before the deal, approved in Tynwald last month.

Mrs Beecroft believes many aspects of the deal need to be clarified:

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