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Vote on all-Island taxis will happen

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne remains confident he can end the wrangling over an all-Island taxi service by September.

Yesterday (Tuesday) in Tynwald he withdrew an item which would have seen members vote on the issue, following protests from taxi drivers and approaches by other politicians.

Mr Gawne says the withdrawal is only temporary to allow more talks to take place between his department and the taxi trade, and he still thinks changes to the system can be made before the House of Keys general election:

Story uploaded to manxradio.com on March 16, 2011.

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