Lib Van content with means testing

Government says it won't take a one size fits all approach

Government is "moving in the right direction with means testing" - that from the Liberal Vannin Party.

LibVan has positively responded to the public consultation; saying it identifies potentially reasonable, consistent, and cost-effective ways of introducing it here.

Member, Ramsey MHK, Lawrie Hooper, says the party is largely in agreement with the document in principle - with minor suggestions for improvement.

The Cabinet Office wants Treasury to be given responsibility for testing, which it insists won't take a 'one size fits all' approach.

Mr Hooper says it appears to be taking a common sense route to a fairer system:

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