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Election quandary for chief minister

Doilleeid yn Ard-Shirveishagh bentyn da'n ard-reihys

Ta'n Ard-Shirveishagh gra dy bee vote Brexit yn Reeriaght Unnaneyssit ny chooish smoo bentyn da'n vriwnys echey, jean eh shassoo syn ard-reihys ny dyn.

Ta Mnr Bell gra dy jean eiyrtyssyn tarmaynagh kyndagh rish yn vote shen doolaney yn Ellan dy mooar.

Agh t'eh goaill rish dy vel eh scoltit eddyr fendeil e hoiag sy Chiare as Feed ayns Mean Fouyir, as faagail politickaght dy bollagh.

Lhisagh eh kiarail cooney lesh reiltys noa vees dellal rish builley Vrexit, er nonney lhiggey yn raad da sleih noa?

Daa hirveishagh t'ayn nish, John Shimmin as Eddie Teare, t'ad gra nagh bee ad shassoo syn ard-reihys.

Ta Mnr Bell gra dy vel eh boirit dy bee wheesh keeall chionnit caillt ec traa gaueagh.

Election quandary for chief minister

The chief minister says the UK's Brexit vote will prove the deciding factor in his decision on whether to stand in the general election.

Mr Bell says economic fallout from the EU vote will present the Island with huge challenges.

But he admits he's torn over whether to defend his House of Keys seat in September, or stand down from politics altogether.

Should he aim to help the next administration in dealing with the impact of Brexit, or give way to new blood?

Current ministers John Shimmin and Eddie Teare say they will not contest the election.

Mr Bell says he's troubled at the loss of experience at such a critical time.

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