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Airport baggage change to save govt £1million - claim

Service to be privatised

The decision to privatise the baggage handling service at Ronaldsway airport has been described by the Infrastructure Minister as sad but inevitable.

Ray Harmer claims around £1million will be saved as a direct result of the move.

More than 20 staff will be redeployed within the department or face redundancy.

Mr Harmer says opportunities will be made available for the workers affected:

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