The Saskatchewan Party MLA who invited convicted murderer and former provincial politician Colin Thatcher to the Throne Speech, has resigned for health reasons.. Colin Thatcher Throne SpeechColin Thatcher Throne Speech .Lyle Stewart MLA (Lumsden-Morse) announced that Friday, March 10, will be his last day in the Saskatchewan Legislature, ending his political career..“I have been living with prostate cancer for a number of years now, but unfortunately, my condition has worsened in recent weeks to the point that I can no longer do this job to the standard I expect of myself and that my constituents deserve,” said Stewart in a news release on Monday..Stewart spent over 23 years in the legislature and was first elected in Thunder Creek in 1999..“It has been the honour of my life to represent the people of Lumsden-Morse and Thunder Creek as their MLA for the past 23 and a half years,” said Stewart.."It has also been an honour to work with the two best and most successful leaders in Canada, Premier Brad Wall and Premier Scott Moe. I believe that together Premier Wall, Premier Moe, and all of my caucus colleagues, we have made a change in Saskatchewan that is both positive and indelible.”.READ MORE The big Sask stories of 2022. Scott Moe Oct 27 2022Scott Moe .Moe said he would miss working with Stewart and thanked him for serving Saskatchewan..“Lyle was a great Ag minister, always standing up for Saskatchewan producers and initiating many of the great trade relationships we have today,” said Moe..“But first and foremost, he has been a dedicated and hard-working MLA, always looking out for the best interests of the people he serves.”.READ MORE Sask Party MLA calls inviting murderer Thatcher to throne speech an 'error in judgement'.In the 1970s, Stewart started his political career as an executive assistant for Thatcher..Last year, Stewart invited Thatcher to the throne speech. Stewart was removed from his legislative secretary responsibilities due to inviting Thatcher..READ MORE Sask MLA removed from duties after inviting Colin Thatcher to throne speech.Thatcher was convicted of first-degree murder for beating and shooting JoAnne Wilson, his ex-wife. Thatcher has continued to maintain his innocence.