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Island meets tax standards: Treasury Minister

Ta'n Ellan cooilleeney stundayrtyn-keesh, ta'n Shirveishagh Tashtee gra

Ta'n Shirveishagh Tashtee er skeabey ry-lhiattee raaghyn noidagh jeant ec fer-toshee yn Phartee Obbraghys sy Reeriaght Unnaneyssit. Ta Eddie Teare gra dy lhisagh yn Ellan goaill moyrn ass yn recortys eck, bentyn da co-obbraghey as tarhoilshaght.

Ta Ed Miliband gra my hed y Partee Obbraghys er votal stiagh ayns pooar ayns Mee Boaldyn, cha der eh agh shey mee da crogheydyssyn-crooin as thallooyn har-mooir gollrish Mannin 'dy yeeaghyn ny lioaryn da'.

Ta lught y Phartee Obbraghys gra dy vel shirveishagh tashtee yn Reeriaght Unnaneyssit coayl seose gys queig billioon punt, kyndagh rish shaghnys as shaghey keesh ayns ynnydyn argidoil har-mooir.

Agh ta Eddie Teare gra dy vel yn Ellan cooilleeney stundayrtyn eddyrashoonagh bentyn da tarhoilshaght-cheesh, as cha nel veg eck ry-ollaghtyn.

As t'eh gra dy lajer dy vel Mannin cooney lesh croo startaghyn as çheet-stiagh ayns y Reeriaght Unnaneyssit.

Island meets tax standards: Treasury Minister

The Treasury Minister has brushed off hostile comments from the Labour leader and says the Island should be proud of its record on cooperation and transparency.

Ed Miliband says if Labour is voted into power in May, he'll impose a six month deadline on crown dependencies and offshore territories - such as the Isle of Man - to 'show him the books'.

Labour's claiming up to £5 billion is being lost to the UK exchequer through evasion and avoidance of tax in offshore financial centres.

However, Eddie Teare says the Island complies with international standards on tax transparency and has nothing to hide.

And he insists the Isle of Man is helping create jobs and revenue in the UK.

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