Napoli inquiry

PUBLISHED: 09:54 16 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:44 15 June 2010

Professor Ian Mercer CBE has been appointed as the independent chairman of the MSC Napoli local public inquiry.

Professor Ian Mercer CBE has been appointed as the independent chairman of the MSC Napoli local public inquiry. Professor Mercer, 75, has a long and distinguished career specialising in rural conservation and environmental issues. He has lived in Devon since 1959, for more than half that time in Moretonhampstead. Before settling in Devon, Professor Mercer served in the Royal Navy.


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