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Charity 'could be only group in British Isles' unable to bank donations

Amnesty Isle of Man says local organisations don't have many options

The Manx branch of a human rights charity says it could be the only Amnesty group in the British Isles unable to bank donations.

One banking provider recently announced changes to its community account - it means small charities are set to pay business rates from next month.

Amnesty Isle of Man estimates the cost of these fees will equate to around a quarter of its annual donations from supporters and there's a waiting list to arrange moving to another bank.

Chair Phil Matthews says there aren't many options for local not-for-profit groups:

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