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Support must be offered to all, not just rural businesses

Treasury Minister says initiatives must be equal and fair

Treasury must offer broad support to the whole Island, rather than focusing on rural communities.

That's the view of Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan following questions about government incentives for out of town businesses on the Island.

Arbory, Castletown and Malew member Jason Moorhouse raised a number of queries relating to pubs at this week's sitting of the House of Keys.

However, Mr Cannan says such assistance would need to be equal and fair:

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