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A Short History of
The Queen's Pier at Ramsey

Feb 2011 The Inspector recommends to the Council of Ministers that the works progress.
Mar 2011 The Council of Ministers accept the Inspectors report and the application was approved. This act then removed the last obstacle to seeking Tynwald approval for the Funds.
Apr 2011 In an interview with the "Examiner" Minister Gawne stated that if Tynwald did not approve the funding he would return with a Bill for the Pier's Demolition.
Apr 2011 After a somewhat acrimonious debate during which at least nine MHK's who voted for the work eleven months earlier, voted against. Three did not return after the recess to vote. However the proposal was passed 11-10 in the Keys and 7-1 in the Legislative Council.
Tynwald have voted and the work can commence.
May 2011 The Contractors moved onto the site and the long awaited repairs are underway at last.
Oct 2014 Michele Tramontana appointed chairman and Paul Kinnin secretary
Appreciation extended to Fred Hodgson and Mary Simkiss for their hard work over the years
Dec 2015 AGM attended by one hundred members.
Tom Durrant gave a presentation of his hopes for the Queen's Pier Restoration Trust
Dec 2015 Andrew Wales joins the committee

 
 
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