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Vote of no confidence would be 'uncharted territory'

Manx public law expert explains what would happen in such an event

Conversations are continuing about whether the Island's senior politicians are up to the task.

Since last week, there have been a number of calls for the chief minister to resign with some MHKs even discussing the prospect of a 'vote of no confidence' in his leadership.

Onchan MHKs Julie Edge and Rob Callister, Debbie Halsall of Unite Union, and Arbory, Castletown and Malew MHK Tim Glover are among those who've voiced their concerns:

So what would actually happen if Alfred Cannan lost the support of his colleagues?

Expert on Manx Public Law, Professor Peter Edge, explains:

We've been asking people on Strand Street whether they think there should be a vote of no confidence:

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