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UK cuts could affect Island - MHK

A member of the House of Keys is raising the possibility of the coalition government in the United Kingdom presenting the Isle of Man with more problems when it unveils its own spending cuts.

All budgets are expected to be slashed when Prime Minister David Cameron announced the results of the UK’s spending review this afternoon (Wedneday).

Rushen MHK Quintin Gill is worried by the fact the Manx government doesn't seem troubled by the possibility of repercussions here.

He says the Island needs to be ready to respond much more strongly than it did over the Reciprocal Health Agreement, and the greatly reduced share of VAT revenue:

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