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Social policy reform nearing deadline

Sat, 15 Sep 2012

Social Care Minister Chris Robertshaw
Social Care Minister Chris Robertshaw

Those wanting to help shape the government’s future social policy have just a few days left to do so.

The consultation into the wide-ranging and contentious issue will reach its deadline at noon on Monday.

The Department of Social Care started a national debate on the policy in July, and since starting the exercise more than 1,000 responses have been received.

The next phase will see the feedback sifted through and formulated into a report the department will bring before Tynwald in December.

Minister Chris Robertshaw has conceded he has his work cut out for him (audio below):

You can submit your views by visiting www.surveymonkey.com/s/iomsocialpolicydebate

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