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Chief Minister dismisses Cabinet Office legality claims

Wed, 29 Oct 2014

Allan Bell MHK
Allan Bell MHK

The Chief Minister says the leader of the Liberal Vannin Party isn't wise to the basic functions of the Cabinet Office.

It's in response to Kate Beecroft's claims in Tynwald last week that the government office wasn't legal.

After reviewing Civil Service and Government Departments Acts - she said that unless it received royal assent over the summer the office shouldn't exist.

Allan Bell says it's a non-issue and that any legalities are the responsibility of Treasury which has been the case since it was formed:

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