Helping those out of work find jobs a priority
Cutting unemployment on the Isle of Man would improve the healthcare service and fund the fight against climate change.
That's from Policy and Reform Minister Chris Thomas as the government aims to offer support to those out of work.
The latest figures showed a small rise in those looking for jobs in October, with 332 registered unemployed.
Mr Thomas says increasing the number of people earning a salary could have wide-reaching benefits:
You can watch Mr Thomas's full interview with Sian Cowper below: