Premier Response To TNN Disclosure On Minister Resignation

On the heels of disclosure by TNN noting the Minister of National Security’s exit from the Cabinet through resignation the Premier has again sought to clarify matters.
In a press release in response to TNN’s story Premier Burt insist that he was on the verge removing the Minister from the post of National Security, stated below
” In the course of our meeting today MP Ming did indicate that she had come with a letter of resignation. I informed her that I would not accept it as I had already advised the Governor of my decision regarding her appointment.”

“I indicated to ministers yesterday that, now that the budget session has concluded, I would be holding meetings with a view to making changes to the configuration of the Cabinet. Today’s meeting was at my request and is among the first of those as MP Ming is travelling on a well-deserved vacation tomorrow and I wished to inform her of this decision in person”.

“I look forward to announcing the new Cabinet configuration on Monday.” ~ Premier David Burt.

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