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Gov't expected to announce proposals to address hospitality worker shortage

Chief minister quizzed over how such a scheme would be funded

Government is expected to announce new proposals as part of efforts to support jobs in the hospitality sector.

The Department for Enterprise and Treasury have held a series of talks since a 'call to arms' meeting, which saw hospitality bosses calling for VAT reforms and to address a lack of available workers.

When questioned over where the funding will come from, the chief minister was unable to give a direct response.

Onchan MHK Julie Edge hit out, claiming Alfred Cannan is out of touch with reality and collecting funds from a 'magic money tree'.

Mr Cannan responded:

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