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Villa 'should stock' local beers says minister

Claims there could be practical considerations

The government has promised a review into the sale of Manx produced food and drink at its outlets. 

The move comes after criticism that locally-brewed beers are not served at the Villa Marina - a government-funded venue.

The matter has been raised in the House of Keys this week, during a debate on the value to the Manx economy of spending with local suppliers. 

Economic Development Minister Laurence Skelly says he wants to see Manx ales stocked at the Villa - although there may be a reason why they haven't been until now: 

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