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Bell says unemployment mustn't increase further

Mon, 27 Feb 2012

Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK
Chief Minister Allan Bell MHK

The Chief Minister says it's vital that unemployment on the Island doesn't increase much further.

Allan Bell says there are a number of Government initiatives aimed at creating jobs for Manx workers.

As part of the budget, there are to be National Insurance breaks for companies taking on new members of staff.

In January, unemployment reached 1100, with around 500 of those out of work under 25.

Mr Bell hopes that total won't get any higher [play clip]

 

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