'Cuts not only way to make savings'

'Cha nee giarraghyn ny ynrican aght, argid y spaarail'

Ard-sheckter y Rheynn Slaynt as Kiarail y Theay, t'eh gra nagh nee giarraghyn ny ynrican aght oddys y Rheynn argid y spaarail.

Va Malcolm Couch loayrt lurg daa oor dy lieh d'eyshtey mychione y rheynn slaynt, as ee baarail millioonyn dy phunt ny shlee na'n claare argidoil.

Va eshyn as y shirveishagh Kate Beecroft fo vroo, bentyn da aghtyn erbee va goit ayns laue dy lhiantyn rish y chlaare argidoil.

Ta Mnr Couch gra nagh vel ad rieau scuirr veih jeeaghyn er aghtyn dy heet dy ve smoo fondagh.


'Cuts not only way to make savings'

The chief executive of the Department of Health and Social Care says it's not just cuts where the department can make savings.

Malcolm Couch was speaking after facing two-and-a-half hours of questioning on the health department's multi-million pound overspend.

He and minister Kate Beecroft were pressed on what measures were being taken to come 'in on budget' in future.

Mr Couch says they never stop looking at ways to become more effiicient.

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