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MHK queries silt dredging contract

Thu, 14 May 2015

Some of the silt was spilt on the roads in Peel
Some of the silt was spilt on the roads in Peel

Questions are being asked as to why the dredging works in Peel Harbour didn't go out for tender.

The Department of Infrastructure says the work to remove the silt was "urgent" - it's expected to cost £98,000.

It says says quotes were obtained but it was left with "very little time" to plan the removal of the substance before the end of the allowed dredging period.

Departmental MHK Chris Thomas says this was part of the reason the chief executive signed off on the spend:

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