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Some social security services closed today

The Treasury's Social Security Office at Markwell House will be closed today for a deep clean after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19. It will...
Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Shaping the future of health and social care in the Isle of Man

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is recruiting two Manx residents to help shape its strategic decision-making as part of the ongoing programme of...
Friday, 26 February 2021

Douglas woman sentenced over £35,000 benefit fraud

A local woman was handed a suspended sentence for fraudulently claiming nearly £35,000 of benefits in the Isle of Man. Jessica Lynn Cracknell of Anagh Coar...
Friday, 19 February 2021

Treasury Minister delivers 'budget of resilience' for the Isle of Man

The Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan MHK has today delivered what he termed a 'budget of resilience' that aims to stabilise the economy, protect jobs and invest...
Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Spending equates to £13,740 per person

Total Government gross spending projected for 2021-22 equates to around £13,740 per head for every man, woman and child of the Island’s population[1]. This per...
Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Speech: Budget Speech 2021/22

Mr President, In February of last year I presented what I termed a budget of focus to grow the economy, deliver essential capital projects, support...
Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Speech: Statement by Dr Alex Allinson MHK, Minister for Education, Sport and Culture

Mr Speaker, Schools play a pivotal role within our modern society.  They are at the heart of our communities.  However, the key to their success is to...
Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Statement regarding job losses within Lloyds Bank – Islands Division

In response to an announcement issued earlier today, Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan MHK has commented on the news that a phased approach to restructuring will...
Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Schools, nurseries and child-minders welcome back children

Schools, nurseries and child-minders in the Isle of Man will welcome back pupils this morning after the Island’s circuit break lockdown came to an end. All...
Monday, 1 February 2021

MERA and Salary Support schemes extended

Financial support measures via the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance (‘MERA’) and Salary Support Scheme (‘SSS’) have both been extended in order to assist...
Monday, 25 January 2021
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