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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 5 Hansard (4 May) . . Page.. 1673..


MR HANSON (continuing):

be spending on the health system. That is what this debate is about today, as much as the government try to skew it, and that is something that the minister, Simon Corbell, has utterly failed to achieve.

We have been through a long list of problems. They are contained in the motion, but they are not all of the issues. The reason I put them there is that when you look at the cumulative issues—the litany of disasters from the delay, the sham openings, the exacerbation of human rights concerns at the Belconnen Remand Centre, all the way through to the wrongful release of a prisoner just last week—what you see is a government that have failed and a minister who has failed. The minister deserves to be censured, and he is a minister who deserves and needs to have his ministerial responsibilities for corrections removed from him before issues arise that could cause death or injury. (Time expired.)

Question put:

That Mr Hanson's motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 6

Noes 11

Mr Coe

Mr Barr

Ms Hunter

Mr Doszpot

Ms Bresnan

Ms Le Couteur

Mrs Dunne

Ms Burch

Ms Porter

Mr Hanson

Mr Corbell

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Seselja

Ms Gallagher

Mr Stanhope

Mr Smyth

Mr Hargreaves

Question so resolved in the negative.

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee

Scrutiny report 22

MRS DUNNE (Ginninderra): I present the following report:

Scrutiny Report 22 of the Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety performing the duties of a Scrutiny of Bills and Subordinate Legislation Committee together with the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I seek leave to make a brief statement.

Leave granted.

MRS DUNNE: Scrutiny Report 22 contains the committee's comments on seven bills, 22 pieces of subordinate legislation, nine government responses and one regulatory impact statement. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.


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