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'Film cash should go on public services'

A general election candidate in the single-seat constituency of Castletown says the money spent on making films in the Isle of Man would be better invested elsewhere.

Castletown commissioner Carol Quine says government expenditure generally needs reining in, after projects such as Richmond Hill and the runway extension at Ronaldsway.

But she is particularly concerned about the £33 million invested in the film industry with a return, to date, of £6 million.

Ms Quine says that cash would have been better spent on public services:




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