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'Certain clarity is required' says enterprise minister 

Work permits were due to be discussed in Tynwald next week but the department says that's been put on hold because of concerns which have been raised 

There's still a lot of confusion and uncertainty around plans to suspend the work permit system here. 

That's according to the Enterprise Minister who's decided to put the controversial plans on hold.

It was due to be discussed in Tynwald next week (21 November) but the department says it's been put on hold due to concerns which have been raised politically and by some businesses.

Tim Johnston told Manx Radio he will seek further engagement and 'come back in the new year':

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