Jersey tax comptroller Malcolm Campbell dies of cancer

Malcolm Campbell
Image caption Mr Campbell was diagnosed with cancer a few weeks ago

Jersey's comptroller of income tax died in his sleep at home on Sunday, weeks after being diagnosed with cancer.

Malcolm Campbell, 59, joined the tax office in 1978 and was made Comptroller of Taxes in 2001.

Treasury Minister, Senator Philip Ozouf, paid tribute to Mr Campbell, saying he made an outstanding contribution to the States.

He said: "Our thoughts are with his wife Isobel, their two children, family and friends."

The minister added: "This has come as a great shock as Malcolm was diagnosed with cancer only a few short weeks ago."

Senator Ozouf said he would be greatly missed especially by his staff, "not least for his integrity, hard work, kindness and good humour".

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