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Could 'Mexit' be next?

Minister says Island should consider leaving UK

A vote to leave Europe means it's time to reconsider our own independence.

That's the view of the Island's Infrastructure Minister - who believes a Brexit raises previously 'unthinkable' questions about Manx sovereignty.

Scotland and Northern Ireland are already considering their future outside the UK, after a majority of their residents voted to Remain in the EU.

Phil Gawne says the prospect of a Manx referendum - or 'Mexit' - shouldn't be brushed aside:

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