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Liberal Vannin leader announce Chief Minister candidacy

Mon, 26 Sep 2016

Douglas South MHK Kate Beecroft
Douglas South MHK Kate Beecroft

The Leader of the Liberal Vannin Party, Kate Beecroft, has announced she intends to run for Chief Minister.

Mrs Beecroft, who was re-elected as one of the MHK’s for Douglas South, broke the news on the Liberal Vannin Facebook Page.

She said: "I am sure that Party members and followers will be pleased to know that I have decided to join in the contest for Chief Minister."

Other names associated with the race include Middle MHK Howard Quayle, Rushen MHK Laurence Skelly and Ayre & Michael's Alf Cannan. Energy FM Sources say that Juan Watterson is also thought to be considering running.

Tynwald will elect the Chief Minister on Tuesday 4th October at a special sitting of the Court.

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