'Agriculture at breaking point'

by Isle of Man Listing Owner 3rd March 2006
Agriculture on the Island is at breaking point, says the chairman of the Manx National Farmers Union Howard Quayle.

Speaking after the recent budget announcements which saw just a 0.8 % rise for agriculture, Mr Quayle says if you add up the average budgetary increase per department of government over the last two years, their combined increase is 15.3%, whereas agriculture has received just 3%.

Mr Quayle says he was disappointed with Agriculture Minister Phil Gawne's recent comments:
Friday 3rd, March 2006 05:00pm.

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