On Air Now More Music Hour 6:00PM - 7:00PM Email
Now Playing Forgive Me Leona Lewis Download

Minister defends meat plant fee increase

Increasing fees at the Isle of Man Meat Plant is a way of righting previous wrongs.

That's the message from the Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister whose decision to charge more has come under fire. 
 
Richard Ronan says something has to change:
 
 
Critics say the plans are not supported by the plant, or the Manx National Farmers Union, and could lead to an increase in meat prices. 
 
However Mr Ronan says he's just trying to make things equitable by ensuring the costs are being met by the operators: 
 

More from Isle of Man News


Recently Played

Listen Live