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Jim Wells resigns as Northern Ireland health minister

The Northern Ireland health minister at the centre of controversy over remarks about gay couples has resigned.

Jim Wells said he wanted to help his wife Grace "during her fight for life".

The resignation follows his remarks at a hustings where he linked same-sex relationships to child abuse. He later apologised for those comments.

BBC News NI Political Correspondent Chris Page reports.

  • 27 Apr 2015
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