Liberal MP crosses the floor to support independent bill for federal integrity commission

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 03:09:53 GMT 3

Liberal MP crosses the floor to support independent bill for federal integrity commission


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Tasmanian Liberal MP Bridget Archer has crossed the floor to support an independent bill for a federal integrity commission, after accusing the government of “inertia” over the issue.

Telling parliament it was a “difficult decision” to second the motion by independent MP Helen Haines to suspend standing orders to allow her federal integrity commission bill to be debated, Archer said that the “time has gone on long enough” and progress on the issue was needed.

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