Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania



28 November 2017

Adam Brooks, Liberal Member for Braddon

Labor votes to support more politicians

Today in the Legislative Council, Labor voted in support of establishing an inquiry into the size of Parliament.

This can only mean one thing – Labor supports more politicians.

Labor can’t have it both ways – on the one hand they pretend they don’t support more politicians, but then when push comes to shove, they vote for it.

In contrast, the Liberal position is clear: we don’t support increasing the size of Parliament, we believe that the estimated $12 million it would cost would be better spent on essential services like health, education, and public safety.

We opposed the motion.



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