Senate debates

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Questions without Notice

Deputy Leader of the Nationals

2:55 pm

Photo of Penny WongPenny Wong (SA, Australian Labor Party, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate) Share this | Hansard source

Mr President, you may not have heard the actual question before you made that ruling, which was: has the minister discussed with the Prime Minister or the Deputy Prime Minister the prospect of Ms Holly Hughes standing aside should the minister be found to be ineligible? So the question actually goes to—

Senator Bernardi interjecting—

Senator Bernardi is making a different point. But, Mr President, the question goes to conversations with the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister.


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