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Treasury Minister asked for access to benefits update

MHK asks what's being done to increase options

Increasing ways for those who claim benefits to access the funds would have long-term advantages.

That's the view of Ramsey MHK Lawrie Hooper, who's asking what work is underway to increase the number of people collecting their benefits without going to a post office counter.

Treasury Minister Alf Cannan will provide an update on the House of Keys this afternoon.

Mr Hooper says this wouldn't just be for during lockdown:

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