Health Minister to give evidence on overspend

The Health Minister will be questioned about her Department's overspend next week.

Tynwald's Public Accounts Committee has announced that Kate Beecroft and Chief Executive of the Department of Health and Social Care Malcolm Couch will give evidence on Monday.

The DHSC's budgetary overspend, particularly at Noble's Hospital, is being investigated by the Committee.

The Department needed £11.1m in extra funds for the 2016-17 financial year.

Evidence will be taken in the Legislative Council Chamber at 2pm on Monday.