Quayle - minister had to go

Beecroft resigned in face of sacking

The chief minister has admitted a change of health and social care minister was urgently needed, given what had been going on behind the scenes.

Howard Quayle made the comments on Sunday Opinion on Manx Radio this lunchtime.

Kate Beecroft resigned earlier this week, but made it clear that if she hadn't jumped, she would definitely have been pushed.

Mr Quayle says that was necessary:

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