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Poverty needs defining, says Speaker

Tynwald committee looking into povety on Isle of Man since 2018

Before the Isle of Man can tackle poverty, the term needs to be properly defined.

That's the view of Speaker of the House of Keys Juan Watterson.

In 2018 Mr Watterson called for a Tynwald select committee to look into the issue.

Speaking on Manx Radio's Mannin Line, he said after a year's work and a 500-page report, it's clear working out what poverty actually means is essential:

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