Isle of Man News - POSTED Thu 19-06-2014

John Shimmin resigns ministerial post

by Manx Radio

John Shimmin resigns ministerial post Economic Development Minister John Shimmin has resigned in the wake of the ongoing row about the Sefton Group’s bailout deal.

On Tuesday, he’d offered to resign after independent legal advice said parts of the deal could be considered unlawful.

However, Chief Minister Allan Bell refused his resignation shortly before setting off to a business event in London.

This afternoon, Mr Bell revealed why he’d changed his mind:Clip 1

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