Posts Tagged ‘electoral expenses’

I pitched this piece around the traps but nobody wanted it so here ’tis.

bishopFor a while it seemed impossible to watch or read the news without getting another instalment in the Bronwyn Bishop saga. Many of us breathed a sigh of relief when she finally stood down as Speaker of the House of Representatives. But months later, we should give thanks to Bishop for the significant opportunity she has provided us with. (more…)

SMALL UPDATE – at 20:00 20 July, a petition calling for removal of Bronwyn Bishop as Speaker has over 40,ooo signatories. Here ’tis

The Bronwyn Bishop saga continues and deepens. At the same time another pitiful effort is uncovered. (more…)

SMALL UPDATE – at 20:00 20 July, a petition calling for removal of Bronwyn Bishop as Speaker has over 40,ooo signatories. Here ’tis

bishopThe Hon. Bronwyn Bishop, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament has previously made it abundantly clear that she has no intention of abiding by the required neutrality of her position. That significant breach of public trust has now been considerably compounded by her recent unacceptable claims of expenditure as electoral business. (more…)