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Bushys boss calls for help for pubs

Brunnschweiler asking gov to extend VAT cut to drinks

The boss of Bushys is calling on the Manx Government to help pubs that don't serve meals.

VAT on food served in hospitality was cut from 20% to 5% earlier this week.

Martin Brunnschweiler would like to see this also being applied to alcoholic drinks served in pubs and restaurants to give the sector a real boost.

He believes some businesses face hard times and tough choices unless support continues:

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