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Small business support vital to stop 'ghost towns' says MHK

Christian believes more needs to be done as costs rise

Rising global costs could force some small and medium sized businesses on the Isle of Man to call it a day.

That’s the view of a Douglas South MHK who says extra support will be vital.

In Tynwald this week Treasury Minister David Ashford outlined help for vulnerable residents to help support them with rising prices.

But Claire Christian says if businesses don't also get further assistance some parts of the Island could become 'ghost towns':

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