Page 474 - Week 02 - Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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The assertion that the ACT government should employ illegally is not acceptable by the ACT government. Every worker that could be legally employed was employed under the contract arrangements for the ACT government. Mr Coe basically lied when he spoke just then, Madam Assistant Speaker.

Ms Lawder: A point of order—

MS BERRY: I will withdraw that, but he definitely misrepresented me. He made up words that I did not use during my speech.

Mrs Jones: Under the same standing order that Ms Berry used, standing order 47, I seek leave to make a statement of clarification.

Mr Rattenbury: On a point of order, Madam Assistant Speaker—

MADAM ASSISTANT SPEAKER: Can I deal with Mrs Jones first? Mrs Jones, that was for being misrepresented. My understanding is that you did not speak—

Mr Rattenbury: Yes, you can’t be misrepresented.

MADAM ASSISTANT SPEAKER: so you cannot ask to seek leave under that standing order.

Mrs Jones: I did not use the word “misrepresentation”. Thank you, Mr Rattenbury, for your interjections; they are most helpful.

Question put:

That the amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 13

Noes 10

Mr Barr

Ms Orr

Miss C Burch

Ms Lee

Ms Berry

Mr Pettersson

Mr Coe

Mr Milligan

Ms J Burch

Mr Ramsay

Mrs Dunne

Mr Parton

Ms Cheyne

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Hanson

Ms Cody

Mr Steel

Mrs Jones

Mr Gupta

Ms Stephen-Smith

Mrs Kikkert

Ms Le Couteur

Ms Lawder

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Original question, as amended, resolved in the affirmative.

Transport Canberra—network 19

MISS C BURCH (Kurrajong) (11.43): I move:

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