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Blind man challenges MHKs over benefit cuts

Wed, 10 Jul 2013


A local man who is blind is challenging politicians to live off his recently reduced weekly benefits.

Dave McWilliams handed in a petition for redress of grievance on Tynwald Day campaigning for a change to the existing system which has seen his essential weekly cash flow greatly scaled back.

He is urging the Social Care Minister Chris Robertshaw to reconsider disability benefit policies.

Dave told us how he’s been affected by the reduction:

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