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Select Committee of Tynwald on redress for Mr & Mrs Spadoni
(Actions of the Marine Administration)

Committee Remit

Tynwald has appointed a Committee of three Members with powers to take written and oral evidence pursuant to sections 3 and 4 of the Tynwald Proceedings Act 1876, as amended, to investigate and report on the conduct of the Marine Administration –

(a) in preparing ministerial briefing for the debate in Tynwald in November 2003, with special reference to allegations that Mr and Mrs Spadoni had breached fishing-vessel regulations; and

(b) in investigating the causes for major stability failure of the fishing vessel Suzanna D, owned by Mr and Mrs Spadoni in May 2000;

and any other relevant matter and make such recommendations as it sees fit.


Committee Members

Mr DMW Butt MLC (Chairman)

The Lord Bishop of Sodor and Man (The Rt Rev. RME Paterson)

Mr DJQ Cannan MHK



Report of Select Committee: April 2010

Hansard of Oral Evidence: 16 Nov 2009

Hansard of Oral Evidence: 13 May 2009