Isle of Man News - POSTED Tue 13-03-2012

Nursery closures spark heated debate

by Manx Radio

Nursery closures spark heated debate

The controversial plan to end state pre-school provision in the Isle of Man sparked a heated exchange of words during House of Keys questions today.

In a supplementary question, East Douglas MHK Brenda Cannell asked Education Minister Peter Karran if he'd visited any of the pre-schools before his department's decision had been made.

When Mrs Cannell felt she hadn't had a proper answer from the minister, she pushed him for clarification.

This was his response:

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