stand aside


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
A senior Scottish Tory source added: "The SNP should do the right thing and stand aside."
"It's in the interests of the party and the country if she were to stand aside," Rees-Mogg wrote in his letter.
It is claimed the Queen will soon stand aside, in spite of her promise to reign for the rest of her life when crowned in 1953.
Deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha now has no choice but to stand aside after confirmation that two official complaints about alleged bullying have been lodged against him, Nationals Police Spokesperson Chris Bishop says.
AN AUSTRALIAN archbishop has said he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse.
"I will be informing the Committee on Tuesday of my intention to stand aside from chairing the sessions of the Committee with immediate effect."
"But Keith Vaz, as I understand it, will stand aside from the chairmanship of the select committee.
Katrina Percy announced she would stand aside as chief executive, but she is to stay on as a strategic adviser.
A NEW Tory crime boss has been urged to stand aside while she is being investigated by her police force for alleged election fraud.
I will not stand aside as our nation continues to subsidize and support the over-consumption of carbon in the form of fossil fuels.
He said: "I was originally disappointed at being asked to stand aside. But in the last few days I received a phone call and was asked to restand and I said yes.
Will that idea also mean that those at the Assembly, having to stand aside after that time scale.