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We need more workers - Chamber of Commerce

Micky Swindale says an extra 15,000 people could make ends meet

The president of the Chamber of Commerce says the Isle of Man could solve many of its financial worries by allowing more people to live and work here.

Micky Swindale says moves to encourage business with a £50 million assistance scheme and relaxed rules on work permits – approved by Tynwald this week - are just the thing the Island needs.

She says an extra 15,000 economically active people the Isle of Man could make ends meet – and even improve services.

Mrs Swindale says a bigger population could bring massive benefits:

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