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MHK says look beyond 'glossy headlines'

Onchan MHK Rob Callister

Advises Islanders to read Budget facts

Islanders need to look beyond the 'glossy headlines' of this year's Manx budget - that's according to Onchan MHK Rob Callister.

He's concerned legacy issues like public sector pensions have not been properly addressed, despite welcoming the increase in personal tax allowance. 

Mr Callister says the budget is fair and will be platform to build on, but warns additional charges in future will hit Island residents.  

He says a number of issues, including government pensions, still need to be tackled:

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