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Benefits and Financial Support News

Chief Minister announces new agreement on TV licences for over-75s

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK has announced an agreement between the Isle of Man Government and the BBC regarding the funding of television licences for...
Thursday, 26 April 2018

Tynwald gives go-ahead to new Manx State Pension

Tynwald has approved legislation that provides for the introduction of the new single-tier Manx state pension in April 2019. The new Manx state pension will...
Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Proposed pensions freedoms consultation responses published

At the July 2017 sitting of Tynwald, the Treasury Minister announced the launch of a public consultation concerning the proposed introduction of a new pension...
Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Support available for people affected by closure of Jack Frost

The Department of Health and Social Care is committed to supporting all those receiving a meal delivery service from Jack Frost, which has announced it is to...
Friday, 2 February 2018

Winter Bonus payments help vulnerable members of community

The Isle of Man Government has distributed the annual Winter Bonus payment to support vulnerable members of the local community. The lump-sum – usually £300 –...
Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Deadline approaching for responses to housing consultation

There is still time for people to submit their views on proposals aimed at promoting greater fairness in the allocation of public sector housing in the Isle of...
Monday, 29 January 2018

Public sector rents to increase by 3.1%

Public sector rents in the Isle of Man are set to increase by 3.1%, with effect from 1 April 2018. The revised charges have been announced by the Department of...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Users of home cleaning service to be offered a reassessment of need as contract ends

The Department of Health and Social Care has taken the decision to end its commissioned cleaning service which was available to people eligible for income...
Friday, 1 December 2017

Treasury consulting on proposed changes to benefits

The Treasury has today launched a consultation on proposed changes to two income-related social security benefits – employed person’s allowance and income...
Thursday, 30 November 2017

Ramsey Social Security office opening times to change

The opening times of the Social Security office on Queens Promenade in Ramsey are to change from the beginning of October this year, in response to trends in...
Monday, 4 September 2017
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