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Suspended health official - no comment from minister

The health minister has claimed it would be "inappropriate" to speak about the reasons behind the suspension from duty of his department's director of health strategy and performance.

In the House of Keys today, Eddie Teare refused to be drawn on the matter when questioned by Michael MHK David Cannan.

Norman McGregor Edwards has been suspended since January and is the subject of an internal investigation over allegations he sent inappropriate emails.

Mr Teare said things were being dealt with in the usual way:

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