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Island economy not diverse enough

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016


Too dependent on small range of industries says North Douglas candidate

The Island's economy isn't diverse enough.

That's the belief of a candidate standing in Douglas North in this September's General Election.

38 year old David Ashford is a Project Manager and Douglas Councillor.

He says he sees his public service as separate from government, and thinks the Keys should have a broad range of members.

Mr Ashford says the Island is currently over-dependent on a small range of industries: