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Foodbank welcomes re-establishment of poverty committee

Issues that trigger poverty are'complex' says Mellon

The Isle of Man Foodbank has welcomed the re-establishment of a poverty committee on the Island.

Tynwald agreed to reform the committee last week.

It will be headed up by MHKs Juan Watterson, Rob Callister, Joney Faragher and Sarah Maltby and MLC Tanya August-Hanson.

Chief Executive Neal Mellon says it means government recognises that poverty is an issue here:

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