Most people in Isle of Man want a referendum on VAT deal with UK

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Isle of Man Today reports:

A LARGE majority of the Isle of Man’s voters would like to see a referendum on any future proposals the government might put to the UK over VAT, according to an election survey.

As Energy FM puts it:

Four out of five feel the Isle of Man has been treated unfairly.

The majority are in favour of a referendum before accepting the new deal with the UK, and this feeling is strongest amongst the 16 to 24 age bracket.

What's vaguely interesting about this is that they actually think the Isle of Man has a negotiating position. The truth is they've been told 'take it or leave it'. And rightly so.

I'm not quite sure what they don't get about that. At least they're not being asked to repay past over-payments.