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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 13 Hansard (5 December) . . Page.. 3992..


MR STANHOPE (continuing):

away with it. I did nothing. But I want John Hargreaves to resign because he did not do enough. But he did 100 per cent more than I did."

How do we apply this ministerial standard? Brendan Smyth acknowledges here today publicly that as minister for transport in the last Liberal government he did absolutely nothing to make buses or public transport travel secure. Yet he wants a minister who has done something, who has provided a security camera for every single bus in the fleet, to resign for not doing enough. What an amazing double standard that is! (Time expired.)

Motion (by Mr Corbell ) put:

That the question be now put.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9

Noes 6

Mr Barr

Mr Gentleman

Mrs Dunne

Mr Stefaniak

Mr Berry

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Mulcahy

Mr Corbell

Ms MacDonald

Mr Pratt

Dr Foskey

Mr Stanhope

Mr Seselja

Ms Gallagher

Mr Smyth

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Question put:

That Mr Pratt's motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 6

Noes 9

Mrs Dunne

Mr Stefaniak

Mr Barr

Mr Gentleman

Mr Mulcahy

Mr Berry

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Pratt

Mr Corbell

Ms MacDonald

Mr Seselja

Dr Foskey

Mr Stanhope

Mr Smyth

Ms Gallagher

Question so resolved in the negative.

Questions without notice

Schools—international student assessment

MR GENTLEMAN: Thank you, Mr Speaker. My question is to the minister for education. Can the minister comment on the performance of the ACT in the program for international student assessment results?

MR BARR: I thank Mr Gentleman for the question. Most certainly I can comment on the results for the ACT in the program for international student assessment. The


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