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Suicide inquiry: Minister to appear before Committee

​The Social Affairs Policy Review Committee, a Standing Committee of Tynwald, is conducting an inquiry into the topic of suicide. The Committee intends to hear further oral evidence from the persons listed below at the times stated.

Monday 2nd September 2019

11.30am Hon David Ashford MHK, Minister for Health and Social Care; and Dr Henrietta Ewart, Director of Public Health

Monday 9th September 2019

3.30pm Angela Murray, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Department of Health and Social Care

The evidence will be taken in public in the Legislative Council Chamber, Legislative Buildings, Bucks Road, Douglas. 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.

The inquiry was launched on 26th November 2018. The Committee is grateful to all who have contributed so far. Oral evidence was previously heard on 8th March 2019, 18th March 2019 and 22nd March 2019. Written evidence published by the Committee is available on the Tynwald website here.

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

Published - 28/08/2019