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'End fuel poverty', say protesters outside Tynwald

Group protest Manx Gas prices outside government

Changes to Manx Gas prices are 'ridiculous' and 'unfair', according to some members of the public who were protesting outside government today.

A group with placards assembled outside legislative buildings this afternoon, whilst the treasury minister announced his 2020 budget.

Alfred Cannan declared the spending for the next 12 months a 'budget of focus'. 

Brian Speedy is a retired postman, and explained to Lewis Foster why they're protesting:

Diane Parkinson is from Port St Mary and says she and her husband are in fuel poverty:

Manx Gas Managing Director Ian Plenderleith spoke to the protesters outside the company's headquarters.

This audio is courtesy of BBC Isle of Man: