Consultation on safeguarding opens

Legislation due in Tynwald later this year

Changes to government's safeguarding provision for children and the vulnerable is the latest subject put to public consultation.

The Cabinet Office is looking for views online on a new Safeguarding Bill.

It's legislation that looks to create a new single Safeguarding Board, amalgamating the current Safeguarding Children Board, with the Safeguarding Adults Partnership.

It'll go before Tynwald Court as soon as November.

Policy and Reform Minister, Chris Thomas, explains why it's come about:

Anyone looking to submit their views can do so online at consult.gov.im.

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