20th April 2012
Chief Minister announces Departmental changes
CHIEF Minister Allan Bell MHK has announced that John Houghton MHK and Zac Hall MHK have been removed as Members of the Department of Education and Children and replaced by Tony Wild MLC and Juan Turner MLC. The move was agreed by the Council of Ministers at its meeting yesterday (Thursday April 19, 2012).
The Chief Minister explained:
‘The Council of Ministers agreed to terminate the DEC membership of Mr Houghton and Mr Hall with immediate effect, taking into account the collective responsibility expected of Departmental Members. At the same time Council approved the appointment of Mr Wild and Mr Turner as new members of the Department.’