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Teare: we'll scrap pension supplement

Minister unveils plans to end addon

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare says the government will start moves to phase out the Manx Pension Supplement very soon.

This morning in the House of Keys he faced questions from Onchan MHK Pater Karran about the supplement – a bonus sum for those who’ve paid ten years of contributions here.

Mr Teare said plans had been put together to phase out the addon over the coming years.

But he said he has the backing of the Manx people:

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