Houghton hopeful suspension won't affect Keys bid

Thursday, June 30th, 2016


MHK still says he won't apologise

A North Douglas MHK hopes his ongoing suspension from Tynwald won't affect his chances in September's Manx General Election, but remains unrepentant.

John Houghton's been accused of bullying in a parliamentary committee's report - a charge which he has denied and has refused to apologise for, resulting in his ejection from the court by President Clare Christian.

Speaking live on Mandate this morning, Mr Houghton said he was going to keep pursuing the matter, and maintained he wouldn't be saying sorry: