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International aid 'not top priority' - says minister

Funding will be refined

Charities delivering international aid are in discussions with government after a review of the government's international development committee was put on hold.

Policy and Reform Minister Chris Thomas says the Manx commitment to delivering funding isn't top priority - as officers focus on issues like Brexit.

However, it is on the agenda; joining pressing concerns like public sector pensions, healthcare, economic growth and reaction to census results.

Mr Thomas says IDC funding structures will be refined over the next two months.

He says being smart about delivering aid is about simplifying the process:

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