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Email sent to wrong address to blame for late benefits payments

Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan

Treasury Minister speaks out about issue at Tynwald sitting

An email sent to the wrong address was to blame for late benefits payments last week.

Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan confirmed the cause at this month's sitting of Tynwald, following an emergency question from Speaker of the House of Keys Juan Watterson.

He also revealed 13 of those who didn't receive funds on time needed a £100 emergency payment.

Mr Cannan said work is underway to ensure this doesn't happen again in the future:

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