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Public Accounts Committee to take evidence for COVID Genomics inquiry

The Public Accounts Committee, a standing Committee of Tynwald, will be taking oral evidence in public on Wednesday 12th May 2021 from:

• 2.30pm: Kathryn Magson, CEO, Department of Health and Social Care

• 3.30pm: Hon. David Ashford MHK, Minister for Health and Social Care

This session is being held as part of the Committee’s inquiry into the use of genomic sequencing in response to a pandemic in the Isle of Man.

The evidence will be taken in public in the Legislative Council Chamber, Legislative Buildings, Bucks Road, Douglas. Members of the public are welcome to attend. The proceedings can be heard via the ‘live and listen again’ audio webcast service on the Tynwald website here: and a Hansard transcription will be published in due course.

The members of the Public Accounts Committee are Hon. Juan Watterson SHK (Chair), Mr Lawrie Hooper MHK (Vice-Chair), Mrs Jane Poole Wilson MLC, Mrs Clare Barber MHK, Ms Julie Edge MHK and Mr Chris Robertshaw MHK. Mrs Barber, as a political Member for the Department of Health and Social Care, has recused herself from the genomics inquiry.

For further information contact:
Joann Corkish, Third Clerk
Office of the Clerk of Tynwald
Legislative Buildings, Douglas, IM1 3PW
Tel: 01624 685500
Published - 30/04/2021