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Speaker vows to fight UK passport plan

A possible attempt to impose passport controls on passengers travelling from the Isle of Man to the United Kingdom has come under fire.

There are reports the UK government wants to revive plans which would require visitors to produce a passport at immigration before being allowed to land in the UK.

Air and sea travellers from the Island, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands, would be affected.

Speaker of the House of Keys Steve Rodan says he and colleagues he met at the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Swansea earlier this week, will fight the move vigorously:

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