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Are work permit exemptions increasing unemployment?

MHK seeks figures from Enterprise Minister

An MHK is concerned granting work permit exemptions to the hospitality sector could be having a detrimental impact on unemployment for local workers.

Onchan member Julie Edge will ask how many exemptions have been granted since the scheme was introduced.

The most recent job market figures showed tourism was one of the areas with the highest number of people out of work.

Although it has benefits for local businesses, Ms Edge wants to make sure individuals aren't losing out:

You can watch Ms Edge's full interview with Sian Cowper below:

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