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Thursday, September 22nd, 2016


Allan Bell interview widely distributed in United States

Outgoing chief minister Alan Bell says international press coverage of this year's general election will prove a big positive for the Island.

The Guardian and Financial Times have published articles on the poll this week, with the Island's unique form of government highlighted in an extended feature in the New York Times.

Today Mr Bell was interviewed by New York city radio station WNYC for national morning show The Takeaway - a widely distributed programme reaching more than two million listeners across the USA. 

The show's anchor interviewed Mr Bell from a studio at Broadcasting House - afterwards he was confident the extensive coverage will benefit the Isle of Man in the future: