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Minister says calls to withdraw bill "an overreaction"

Cregeen insists proposals aren't final

The education minister has described calls to withdraw the Education Bill as an overreaction.

Graham Cregeen insists the proposals, which are currently out to consultation, are forward looking and have the ability to be flexible.

He was responding to criticism from former Castle Rushen High School headteacher Andrew Cole on Mandate this morning.

Mr Cregeen says there's still a chance to make amendments following the consultation:

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