Plans to remove Bishop’s vote ‘stalled’ again

2024-03-28T17:05:28+00:0028 March 2024|

Lawrie HooperClauses of bill to be read in April instead

There’s another delay for the private members bill which aims to remove the Bishop’s vote in Tynwald.

The clauses of the bill, from Ramsey MHK Lawrie Hooper, were due for consideration in the House […]

51% in favour of removing Bishop’s vote

2024-03-20T10:28:56+00:0020 March 2024|

Lawrie HooperResults of consultation show split in opinion

The results of a consultation into whether the bishop should retain the right to vote in Tynwald show an almost even split in opinion, with a slight majority in favour of removing it.

A total of […]

December 2023 – Speech on Bishop’s Vote

2023-12-21T09:37:02+00:0029 November 2023|

Bishop of Isle of ManThank you Mr. Speaker 

In accordance with Standing Order 3.29, I would like to move an adjournment in respect of the Isle of Man Constitution Bill 2023…..until such time that this draft legislation has gone through […]

Bishop to stay in Tynwald

2023-06-29T11:51:09+01:0029 June 2023|

BishopMembers reject calls to remove church’s seat in LegCo

Tynwald members have voted against proposals to remove the Bishop from the court.

Douglas East MHK Joney Faragher put forward a motion to take the role away from within the Legislative Council once Rt Rev […]

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