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'Government's approach to population is wrong'

Senior figure in Celtic League pens critical blog

A senior figure in the Celtic League has criticised what he sees as the Manx government's 'misguided' attempts to grow the Island's population.

Alastair Kneale, director of information at the League and one of the founders of the Transceltic website, has penned a blog warning of the 'dangerous consequences' of mass immigration.

He says increasing the number of people on the Island isn't a sustainable solution to support an ageing population, and government should investigate how to keep older citizens working for longer.

In the article, Mr Kneale is also critical of 'the influence of the business community' in the political debate on population growth, which he believes has been given undue weight.

You can read the article by following this link https://www.transceltic.com/blog/isle-of-man-and-economics-of-fifth-column 

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