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IoM Disability Living Allowance payments 8% lower than UK

Wed, 25 Jan 2017

Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan MHK
Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan MHK

Those receiving Disability Living Allowance on the Isle of Man receive less than those in the UK.

Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan revealed the allowance is almost 8% lower on the Island in this week's sitting of the House of Keys.

Mr Cannan also confirmed that the higher rate of the mobility component is 4.8% lower.

He added that he is aware of the issues and will make a statement on the matter when delivering the budget in Tynwald next month.

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