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School closures not taken lightly says department

Fri, 12 Dec 2014

Major work must be done before a weather event can close a school on the Island.

That's the message from the Department of Education and Children which says a number of processes must be followed - with the MET Office, police and Bus Vannin all influencing the decision.

Once individual opinions have been gathered it's then up to the Minister to make the final decision.

Head of legal and administrative services John Gill gave us a rundown of the average 'snow day':


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