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EU referendum call for Crown Dependencies

They deserve a say on Europe says former Guernsey politician

A former Guernsey politician is urging the Manx and Channel Islands' governments to campaign for their residents to be part of the EU referendum.

Anthony Webber served for 13 years as a member of the Guernsey States (1991-2004) and is now a political commentator and consultant.

Gibraltar's population will hold a referendum on membership of the European Union, alongside the UK's, by the end of 2017.

The Isle of Man's relationship with the EU is via the UK, whereas Gibraltar is a member.

The Manx government says it is considering the consequences of a UK decision to leave the EU.

But Mr Webber says the three Crown Dependencies deserve a say in a far-reaching decision: 

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