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Some social security services closed today

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The Treasury's Social Security Office at Markwell House will be closed today for a deep clean after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19. It will re-open tomorrow, Thursday 4 March.

This will not affect any ongoing social security payments, or the re-opening of MERA for applications from Thursday morning at 9am. The MERA telephone line remains open on +44 1624 648125, but telephone lines to the other benefit teams will not be available today.