What is the UK's hidden agenda for the Isle of Man?

Posted 07/11/2008 - 05:44 by Hoping and coping

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WHAT is the UK's hidden agenda for the Isle of Man?

Anger and confusion have greeted 'unfortunate and ill-informed' comments by UK Chancellor Alistair Darling, who told a Commons select committee that there was a need for a 'long, hard look' at the UK's relationship with the Isle of Man, describing us dismissively as a 'tax haven sitting in the Irish Sea'.

Fears of a hardening attitude towards the Island from our bigger neighbour have been prompted by a series of unwelcome moves by the UK Government in recent weeks.

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