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Commissioner's hopes rates will not stay inflated indefinitely

External pressures a deciding factor in New Year rate setting

Ratepayers in Port Erin are being assured that future hikes in their rates won’t be used to build reserves.

This week five local authorities issued a joint statement warning they’ll have to make an ‘extremely difficult series of decisions’ when setting the rates in the New Year.

It’s due to global price increases and spiralling inflation.

Godfrey Egee is the chair of Port Erin Commissioners:

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