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Meat Plant refurbishment will need government funding

Fri, 07 Mar 2014


Tynwald will be asked to approve a major spending exercise for the refurbishment of the Meat Plant later this month.

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture will be asking for £1,600,000 for the works.

The proposed scheme was outlined in the Budget last month.

According to the department the majority of the money will go on repairing the existing facilities.

A lot of the equipment has been in place for the duration of the plants 20 year life and is in need of upgrade.

Minister Phil Gawne says the alternative is fairly clear:

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