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Minister pleased with pre-school system

The social care minister says he's encouraged by the new pre-school system in the Isle of Man.

His department is due to add £500,000 to the budget for its credit system in the coming financial year, because of its reported success.

There were protests by and petitions from Island residents in the lead-up to the ending of state-run nursery education in September 2012.

But Social Care Minister Chris Robertshaw says the Department of Education's move has been vindicated by a recent study:

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