Cannan asks Tynwald to approve £100 million recovery fund
Public finances have taken a hit of between £120 and £190 million according to Treasury estimates.
It's one of the forecasts Alf Cannan has provided today (21 July), as he asked Tynwald to approve a new £100 million recovery fund to help the Manx economy bounce back from Covid-19.
It's as government will phase out business and salary support, which it's forecast will have paid out more than £70 million.
The treasury minister says this direct help couldn't continue indefinitely: