MHK says Island is 'practically' in a recession
Tynwald needs to focus on supporting businesses on the Isle of Man to ensure they survive the current cost of living crisis.
That's the view of a Douglas South MHK who says she believes the Island is 'practically' in a recession and some small businesses will fold over the summer.
Claire Christian is the chair of the Economic Policy Review Committee and a local business owner.
She told Manx Radio politicians must look further ahead: