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Manx politicians represented IoM on Brexit

Both present as UK PM triggered Article 50

Manx politicians have visited the Houses of Parliament in London this week.

President of Tynwald Steve Rodan and MHKs Clare Bettison, Bill Shimmins, Rob Callister, Ann Corlett, Daphne Caine, David Ashford and Raymond Harmer were in Westminster to better understand British parliamentary process.

They were sent with a practical mandate to meet with the Isle of Man All Party Parliamentary Group to debate the implications of Brexit here.

During the visit, they were present in the house to hear UK Prime Minister Theresa May release her landmark statement; triggering Article 50.

Manx Radio asked Speaker of the House of Keys Juan Watterson why they were elected to represent the Island in that pivotal moment:

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