Posts Tagged ‘Simon O’Connor’

Questions over Catholic MP chairing end of life inquiry Comments 0

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

The suitability of a Catholic MP to chair a parliamentary select committee’s inquiry into ending one’s life in New Zealand has been questioned. National MP Simon O’Connor is chair of the Health Select Committee, which is considering the issue in response to a petition by former MP Maryan Street and others. Mr O’Connor once studied for Read more

Catholic MP to marry mother-of-five Comments 0

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

A National Party MP who once studied for the priesthood with the Society of Mary is to marry a mother of five children. Tamaki MP Simon O’Connor proposed to Rachel Trimble earlier this year. She is the sister of Transport Minister Simon Bridges. Mr O’Connor is 10 years younger than Ms Trimble. Referring to his Read more