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Consultation helps shape our work to inform the development of policy, projects and legislation.  It helps us to find out your views and lets us know about any ideas or suggestions you may have. 

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Eaisht lesh dagh cleaysh, eisht jean briwnys
Listen with each ear, then decide

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We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

The Department of Infrastructure invited comments on the proposed scheme aimed at making financial support available for people living with long-term health conditions to adapt their homes and continue living independently. The purpose of the consultation was to gauge public opinion before the proposed scheme was finalised and taken forward for approval by Tynwald.

You Said

We received 48 responses to our consultation which were generally in favour of the proposed scheme.

We Did

A summary report of responses has been published on the Consultation Hub. Based upon your feedback we are progressing with the proposed amendments which will be submitted to Tynwald for approval.

We Asked

Following permission in October 2017 to bring forward a Private Members Bill, Mr Martyn Perkins MHK sought views from the public on draft legislation about introducing a ‘presumed consent’ system for organ donation between 29 March 2018 and 8 June 2018. The intention of the Bill is to increase the number of people willing to become an organ donor.

You Said

In total 292 responses were received: 96% of the responses were from Isle of Man residents and 98% were from private individuals.

•    82 people gave their permission to publish their response in full
•    157 people gave their permission to publish anonymously
•    53 people did not give consent to publish their response

When asked whether they are a registered organ donor, people responded:

•    Yes: 166 (57%)
•    No: 79 (27%)
•    Don’t know: 18 (6%)
•    No – but I have thought about registering: 15 (5%)
•    No – I don’t know how to register: 11 (4%)
•    Not answered: 3 (1%)

A number of respondents had had experience of part of the process of organ donation. 89% of respondents had discussed organ donation with family members or next of kin.

Mr Perkins is grateful to all those who took the time to submit their views to this consultation.

We Did

All of the responses and comments received are being correlated; further feedback will follow.

We Asked

The Attorney General’s Chambers sought your views on proposed new legislation which aims to improve and clarify the position in relation to certain evidence in criminal cases, particularly in relation to hearsay evidence.

You Said

We received one response from the judiciary on technical issues relating to the power to make Rules and the use of “live link” video recording.

We Did

We considered the response and the draft Bill was amended accordingly. The Bill was introduced into the Legislative Council on 26 June 2018.