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MHK says benefits boost is 'extraordinary'

Wed, 19 Feb 2014


Boosting the amount of money spent on benefits has been labelled ‘extraordinary’ by MHK Bill Henderson.

Yesterday, the Budget for this year was presented to Tynwald by the Treasury Minister Eddie Teare.

He revealed that gross spending on benefits was rising by six million pounds – a rise of 2.5 per cent.

The overall budget for the Department of Health and Social Care stands at £184.4 million.

However, Mr Henderson says the message is confused:

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