National Child Policy white paper tabled in Parliament

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    A National Child Policy has been tabled in Parliament seeking to ensure children in T&T have a better quality of life.

    According to Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Ayanna Webster-Roy, the white paper revealed today, is the first of its kind in the country and the Eastern Caribbean.

    Speaking in Parliament, she notes that there are a number of proposals under several themes but also, six priority areas.

    Mrs Webster-Roy says the white paper includes an implementation plan which outlines the responsibilities of all stakeholders.

    A white paper, according to Parliament, is “A document tabled in the House presenting Government policy in a given area. It may contain legislative or administrative proposals on which the Government intends to act.”