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Charity claims Syrian refugees would boost economy

Government won't review decision not to accept refugees

A Middle East expert from a local charity believes Syrian refugees would benefit the Manx economy.

The Isle of Man Government confirmed earlier this week that it won't be reviewing its decision not to allow refugees from the war-torn country to settle on the Island.

The One World Centre was one of a number of organisations to previously call for 25 refugees to be allowed here, but the Council of Ministers opted to provide financial help instead.

Laura Cretney insists the Syrian Vulnerable Refugee Resettlement programme wouldn't be a drain on society:

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