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Tynwald approves cost-of-living support to help Island residents

MHK warns some people could become 'destitute'

Tynwald has unanimously backed a range of support measures designed to help residents navigate the cost-of-living crisis.

Politicians have voted in support of a £26 million loan which will be used to freeze electricity prices until March and the capping of bus fares.

People on low incomes will also receive further winter support payments.

You can find more details of the three and a half hour debate HERE.

Douglas North MHK John Wannenburgh told the court politicians have a vital role to play in helping their constituents:

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