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CoMin to review refugee stance

Petition presented to CM urging IoM to take 'fair share'

Howard Quayle says the Manx government wholeheartedly supports helping refugees.

A petition signed by around a thousand people was presented to him and Policy and Reform Minister Chris Thomas on Monday - urging Tynwald to allow more Syrians fleeing conflict to resettle here.

Concerns were raised in the previous administration about the integration of the refugees into Island life.

The Chief Minister says the Council of Ministers will review the Island's stance:

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