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Better outcomes for children and young people: Committee to hear oral evidence

​The Social Affairs Policy Review Committee, a Standing Committee of Tynwald, is inquiring into policy and legislation relating to children and young people, including the draft Education Bill, with a focus on better outcomes. The Committee has invited anyone with views on those matters to write to it and has published a number of submissions on its webpage.

The Committee will now hear oral evidence on those matters on Monday 15th April 2019 in the Legislative Council Chamber, Legislative Buildings, Bucks Road Douglas.  

The Committee will hear from the following at the time stated.

10.30am – Hon Graham Cregeen MHK, Minister for Education, Sport and Culture, Professor Ronald Barr, Chief Executive of the Department of Education, Sport and Culture, Mr Lawrie Hooper MHK, Department Political Member

The Committee is interested in policy and legislation emanating from all Departments with an interest in children and young people. Submissions would be welcome on any such matters and on the co-ordination of policymaking across Government.

The Committee is prepared to receive evidence from public servants in complete confidence.

The members of the Committee appointed by Tynwald are Mr David Cretney MLC (Chairman), Mr Martyn Perkins MHK, and Ms Julie Edge MHK.

The evidence will be taken in public; members of the public are welcome to attend. The evidence can also be heard via the “live and listen again” audio webcast service on the Tynwald website.

For further information or to make a submission, please contact:
Committee Secretariat
Legislative Buildings, Douglas, IM1 3PW
Telephone: 01624 685500
David Cretney MLC
Legislative Buildings, Douglas, IM1 3PW
Telephone: 07624 453011
Published - 09/04/2019