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More money now available in Covid salary support scheme

Tynwald passes motion from Treasury Minister

More money will now be available in the Covid Salary Support Scheme, after the motion was passed unanimously in Tynwald.

It means businesses can pay £310 per week for each full time employee, a rise of £30.

The new measures are to last for the current circuit break lockdown.

Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan brought the motion to members this afternoon:

Meanwhile the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance (MERA) scheme has been extended by a week to cover the lockdown period.

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