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Public 'happy to spend more' for better health services

Treasury member believes the income tax rise will be beneficial

A Treasury member believes the Manx public will be happy to pay a little more in tax if it means they have faster access to doctors and dentists.

Andrew Smith has been reacting to this week's Budget, which saw a 2% increase announced to higher rate income tax.

The rise will generate an additional £20m, which will be ringfenced for the health service.

Mr Smith hopes Island residents will see the benefit:

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