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Peter Slipper, former Representative

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  • Former Independent Representative for Fisher
  • Changed party from Speaker on 9 Oct 2012; from Liberal Party on 24 Nov 2011
  • Left House of Representatives on 7 September 2013 — unknown
  • Entered House of Representatives on 1 December 1984 — Federal election

Most recent appearances in parliament

Personal Explanations: (27 Jun 2013)

“Mr Deputy Speaker, I have resumed my seat, as you have asked. I have now stood to my feet and I am seeking leave to make a personal explanation in accordance with the standing orders. Leave granted. Mr Deputy Speaker, the member for North Sydney asked me to withdraw. What I did was simply to relate a conversation that I had had with Mr Palmer. Mr Palmer knocked Mr Brough back as far as the...”

Personal Explanations: (27 Jun 2013)

“and Mr Palmer in fact said he had a high regard for me.”

Personal Explanations: (27 Jun 2013)

“So there is nothing to withdraw because I was simply repeating a conversation.”

More of Peter Slipper's recent appearances


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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 2 comments on this Representative's speeches — average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 12 people are tracking whenever this Representative speaks.
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 428 times in debates — well above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)