On Air Early Breakfast Chris Williams | 5:00am - 7:30am

Treasury Minister - UK economy looks bleak

Analysts at the Isle of Man Treasury have been dissecting the gloomy economic forecast presented by UK Chancellor Alistair Darling last week.

For the first time, politicians from the Island travelled to London to hear the Chancellor's Mansion House speech for themselves.

Economists were listening to Alistair Darling's every word - for clues as to how he sees the UK faring in the near future.

Treasury Minister Allan Bell (pictured) says Mr Darling confirmed the outlook is bleak:

Clip 1

More from Isle of Man News