Stuart Young, the Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, has replied to an article in the Sunshine Newspaper pointing to a domestic dispute between he and his partner.
The article, headlined "Stuart Young out of the House", claims the Minister was forced to relocate from the house he shared with his partner in Diego Martin, to an apartment at One Woodbrook Place following the alleged dispute.
The Minister issued a brief statement on his Facebook page, stating that he has parted with his partner but that he wants his private life to remain private.
He issued the following statement today:
"I would like to thank my many constituents, friends, colleagues and other members of the public who have expressed concern about recent developments in my life.
I have seen the Sunshine Newspaper dated Friday 22nd December 2017.
My relationship with my partner has ended and we have parted ways on amicable terms.
I would like my private and personal life to remain as such and I have no intention of being drawn into any discussion of same.
I expect that due to the work that I do, those who oppose me, for their own reasons, may continue to attack me.
In the meantime, please rest assured of my complete commitment to the oath of my office.