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Isle of Man must be energy 'self-sufficient'

MHK expected to debate the topic in the next parliamentary sitting

A Douglas North MHK believes the Isle of Man needs to be 'self-sustainable' when it comes to energy.

David Ashford is proposing all political members debate the need for the Island to be energy self-sufficient in the next sitting of Tynwald.

He's highlighted a reliance on importing from the UK - who themselves are large importers - and questions whether there's security given recent global events.

Mr Ashford told Manx Radio he worries the Isle of Man is falling behind:

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