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Moment public lost faith in govt - Robertshaw

Claims public on-side for first two years of changes

The MHK who resigned as a government minister eight months ago believes he can point to the moment a gap started to develop between the Manx public and Island politicians.

Chris Robertshaw stood down as Minister for Policy and Reform in February citing the pace of change as too slow.

Before then he had called for a range of changes, including modernising the welfare state, tough new pension measures and plans to introduce means testing for public sector housing.

Mr Robertshaw thinks the majority of the public understood the challenges facing the current administration:

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