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Benefit smart card to be launched

Wed, 08 Oct 2014


Collecting benefits and pensions could soon be easier for people across the Island.

The new 'MiCard' online system will be piloted in the Anagh Coar and Foxdale Post Offices next year - set to reach around 11,500 people. 

Claimants now won't have to wait for benefit cheques to arrive in the post. 

MHK Bill Henderson has responsibility for social security - he says it could save money and make life easier:

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