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Tourism obstacle overcome

The chairman of the Manx Hospitality Partnership says the ending of the Reciprocal Health Agreement at the end of this month would have been a 'major obstacle' for the Island.

On Tuesday it was announced the agreement will continue for at least another six months, albeit at a cost to the Manx Government, while talks continue for a new permanent arrangement with the UK.

However, Theo Fleurbaay says many people in the UK were unaware the agreement was about to end.

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