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New think-tank to drum up ideas for economic growth

A new initiative is hoping to encourage economic growth by bringing together policymakers and young entrepreneurs.

The think tank - comprising millennial business owners and government officials - held a public, open air discussion in St John's on Tynwald Day this week.

Among the ideas touted were teaching the virtues of enterprise to school pupils, financial incentives for savvy students and marketing the Island more effectively to global companies.

Jamie Blair from the Roots Beverage Company was one of those on the panel: