Onchan MHK wants to prevent ‘lines getting blurred’

2024-04-05T11:19:27+01:005 April 2024|

Rob CallisterCallister doesn’t want MLCs serving in more than one department

An Onchan MHK believes ‘lines are being blurred’ between the publicly elected members of the House of Keys and the Legislative Council.

Rob Callister is calling for Tynwald to reaffirm a previous resolution […]

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 […]

Keys return to assisted dying issue

2023-11-08T17:20:18+00:008 November 2023|

house of keysA look at today’s questions

Members of the House of Keys once again turn their attention to the subject of assisted dying today.

They will also be given the opportunity to talk about the Bishop’s vote in Tynwald.

Last week’s lengthy debate on […]

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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