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Cope acknowledges pressures on Manx Care to stick to budget

Income Tax rise to go towards health and social care

The chief executive of Manx Care has responded to pressures on the health body to operate within its budget next year.

The pending increase in Income Tax will go solely towards healthcare and generate approximately £20 million.

You can find out how much is being given to health and social care in the 2024/25 Budget here.

Chief Minister Alfred Cannan warned this week that investment will stop, should another overspend occur over the next twelve months.

Teresa Cope appeared on Manx Radio's live Budget Special panel today:

You can watch the full Manx Radio Budget 24 Special via YouTube.


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