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Campaigners claim border policy for unvaccinated was coercive

Rules will change tomorrow

Campaigners have welcomed the decision to scrap testing and self-isolation for unvaccinated Manx residents who travel to the Isle of Man.

Tomorrow (16 September) border restrictions will change meaning all residents will now go through the same process when arriving on the Island.

Victoria Hodgson says the previous policy was discriminatory and made people who hadn't had a Covid-19 vaccine feel like second-class citizens.  

She says she's pleased government has listened to those with concerns but believes the rules were flawed from the outset:

Manx Radio has contacted the government for a response.  

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