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Union's strike remarks 'irresponsible'

Treasury Minister hits out

The Treasury Minister has hit out at a union leader's suggestions that industrial action is likely, should members reject government proposals on public sector pensions.

Prospect is briefing members ahead of a debate on the reforms in Tynwald next month.

Around 2,000 workers could receive reduced benefits.

Local representative, Angela Moffatt, said she's seeking a 'sustainable solution' - adding that the negotiations are now over, and failure to reach an agreement could trigger strikes.

But Alfred Cannan has taken issue with her remarks:

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