Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Chief Minister looks to legalise same-sex marriage

Tue, 09 Jun 2015

Chief Minister Allan Bell
Chief Minister Allan Bell

"I believe in same-sex marriage"

That's the message from the Chief Minister - who says he's looking to introduce it on the Isle of Man.

Allan Bell will discuss the prospect of formulating a bill to scrap prohibitive legislation with Bishop of Sodor and Man, Robert Paterson.

Tynwald and the Government of Northern Ireland are the only British powers that don't allow gay, bisexual or transgender people to wed.

Mr Bell says equality and human rights must prevail: 


  • Allan Bell MHK

Bookmark and Share



Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed