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Government should employ lobby group, says survey

Tue, 09 Aug 2011

The survey revealed the public believes a lobby group in Westminster would be beneficial for the Island
The survey revealed the public believes a lobby group in Westminster would be beneficial for the Island

The Manx public would like to see the Isle of Man Government take on a lobbying company to give it more influence in the UK.

The Manx People Power Survey showed a clear majority were in favour of using such a company to get the Manx voice heard.

The opinion poll revealed that the relationship between the Manx Government and top UK politicians and civil servants is seen as too weak.

Hugh Davidson, who carried out the research, says the relationship is seen to be worsening [play clip]

 

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