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Pension scheme backed by Tynwald

A new public sector pension scheme has passed its final political hurdle in Tynwald.

The Unified Isle of Man Government Scheme brings together more than a dozen separate schemes for public workers.

Tynwald members received the Council of Ministers' reports and recommendations in the court today (Wednesday).

Negotiations on how the scheme will be brought in are still to come, but it will be enforced from April next year.

Legislative Council member Clare Christian was among a number of speakers who suggested reform was a matter of supreme importance:

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