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More needs to be done to protect vulnerable says MHK

Tue, 30 Sep 2014

Kate Beecroft MHK
Kate Beecroft MHK

South Douglas MHK Kate Beecroft has accused government of paying 'lip service' over protecting the vulnerable.

She says she's seen little evidence to suggest it's helping people - despite it being a priority of the present administration.

She's concerned that people - especially the elderly and those on low incomes - will struggle this winter.

Her comments were sparked after it was revealed that means testing won't be introduced in April as planned - something she says will make things worse.

The Liberal Vannin Party leader says people are already struggling with increasing rents: 

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