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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

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

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: 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

Minister appeals for patience from Salary Support Scheme applicants

Applicants for the latest round of the Salary Support Scheme are reminded that they should not make an application until they have paid their staff for the...
Friday, 8 January 2021

Treasury Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 8 January 2021

I know that asking the community to stay at home for 21 days will have economic and financial impacts and that is why we have immediately reopened our Salary...
Friday, 8 January 2021

COVID-19 circuit break – closure of Social Security reception areas

Social Security reception areas on the ground floor of Markwell House in Douglas and in Ramsey Town Hall are closed until and including 31 January 2021 to...
Tuesday, 5 January 2021
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