Child hunger and borders on Keys agenda – 3FM

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 6:09am

By Rob Pritchard @rpritchard9

The House of Keys meets today, with attempts to reduce child hunger and the situation with the Island’s borders on the agenda.

There are 29 questions for oral response and 24 for written reply for members to consider – among those are also questions about possible further financial support for students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The proposed new Manx Care Bill will also gets its second reading today, the aim of the proposed legislation is one of the latest steps in the restructuring of the Isle of Man’s healthcare system.

The session will be the second session of members meeting in person since social distancing restrictions around Coronavirus were lifted.

Meanwhile, proceedings are expected to get underway from 10am this morning at Legislative Buildings in Douglas.


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