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MERA supports 2,051 people; costs £1.84million

11,000 employees helped by Salary Support Scheme

The treasury minister has outlined government's spending on the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance, or MERA, and the Salary Support Scheme.

Alf Cannan was appearing at an emergency scrutiny session this morning:

Mr Cannan was appearing before the Public Accounts Committee, alongside Chief Financial Officer Caldric Randall.

You can listen again to the hearing in full on the Tynwald website.

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