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MHK queries "over-optimistic" public sector pensions plan

Mon, 22 Feb 2016

£685 million a year - that's the amount tax receipts need to grow by the end of the next administration.

That's according to a Douglas East MHK - who says budget planning for income to cover public sector pensions could prove "over-optimistic".

Taxpayers are shelling out £945 each to help pay for it - as the pot looks to be exhausted by 2021/22.

Chris Robertshaw says government must face facts: 


  • Chris Robertshaw MHK

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