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UK to assure EU on IOM transparency

Island no tax haven - DExEU minister

The UK government will continue to defend the Isle of Man from being 'blacklisted' by the European Union, even after Brexit.

That's according to junior minister at the UK Department for Exiting the European Union, MP Robin Walker.

He says the Crown Dependencies have made significant progress on transparency in their financial services sectors, and can no longer be considered tax havens.  

The minister's been in the Island this week meeting senior politicians and representatives from different industry and business sectors to discuss their Brexit concerns.

Mr Walker says in many cases, Manx and British interests are aligned:  

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