Articles from October 2016

Howard Quayle is new Chief Minister

Middle MHK Howard Quayle has been appointed as the Isle of Man’s next Chief Minister. He comfortably held off the challenges from Alf Cannan and Kate Beecroft, gaining 12 votes in the House of Keys and a clean sweep in the Legislative Council. In the House of Keys poll Mrs Beecroft received three votes and Mr Cannan nine. Mr Quayle, who is the current Health Minister, will now replace Allan Bell as the Island’s lead politician.