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PO must become more commercial - Bell

Shegin da'n Oik Postagh çheet dy ve smoo traghtee - Bell

Ta'n Ard-Shirveishagh gra dy nhegin da'n Oik Postagh çheet dy ve smoo traghtee dy ve foast er-mayrn sy traa ry-heet.

Va Allan Bell loayrt roish treealtyssyn ayns Tinvaal y vee shoh, ta kiarail caghlaa troggalys yn Oik Postagh t'ayn nish gys colught çhiarmaanit. She boayrd slattyssagh t'ayn nish.

Yn eear-chaairliagh - Graham Cregeen, Oltey jeh'n Chiare as Feed - v'eh ceauit magh ass yn ynnyd echey ec Coonseil ny Shirveishee, erreish da v'er ghra dy row eh boirit ec ny treealtyssyn.

Ta Mnr Bell gra dy nhegin da Coonseil ny Shirveishee smooinaghtyn mychione y feme preaysagh dy chaghlaa, tra ta çheet-stiagh yn Oik Postagh foast goll sheese, as y co-hirrey goll seose.

PO must become more commercial - Bell

The Chief Minister says the Post Office has to be more commercial if it is to survive in the future.

Alan Bell was speaking before proposals in Tynwald this month which seek to turn the current post office structure - a statutory board - into a limited company.

Former Chairman - Graham Cregeen MHK - was removed from his position by the Council of Ministers after expressing his concerns about the move.

Mr Bell says CoMin have to consider the urgency of the need to change as the Post Office's income continues to decrease as competition increases.

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