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Support for Bishop in Tynwald

A prominent member of the House of Lords says he believes having the Bishop sitting in Tynwald is a good thing

Professor Lord Robert Winston was speaking during a recent visit to the Island as part of the Isle of Man Children's Centre's 140th anniversary celebrations.

There has been debate over recent years as to whether the Bishop should retain a seat in Tynwald, but Professor Winston believes Bishops have a valuable role to play in the House of Lords (audio file attached):

(Picture: The Reverend Canon Robert Paterson, who is due to be consecrated as Bishop of Sodor and Man in York, later this month).

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