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Nine firms claim over a million pounds in Covid wages

Figures revealed by Government's Salary Support scheme document

Nine businesses each received over a million pounds in salary support from the Isle of Man Government during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ronaldsway Aircraft Company was given around £3.7m pounds while Swagelok and the Palace Hotel and Casino were both in receipt of just under £2m.

The other recipients were Airbase Flight Support, Heron and Brearley, King William's College, Sefton Group, Sleepwell Hotels and Triumph Actuation Systems.

Just over 2,000 local businesses used the scheme which paid out almost £80m, of which a total of £300k has been paid back by 5 companies.

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