Early start down to the Food Park in Peel to discuss issues around the drains and expansion plans for one of the businesses.

Meeting with Paul Moulton for a Peel Quayside very atmospheric interview re the start of the Kings Scallops season. https://www.manx.net/…/84439/catch-limits-for-king-scallop-…

Back to Douglas to Tynwald for a prearranged press conference with full media, again primarily about the King Scallop season start on November 1st .

As always the subject matter veered and the Meat Plant came into the equation. A piece which spawned a radio phone in on Tuesday lunchtime Manx Radio.

Whilst confidentiality still reigns over the tender process I was able to offer some reassurance with regard to the plants future on which at department level we are working hard.