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Angus Taylor grilled over grasslands saga after making statement – question time live

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In statement to House, Taylor said he was not involved in compliance action. Meanwhile, Barnaby Joyce says he is ‘struggling’ on $200,000 MP’s salary. All the day’s events, live 5.49am BST Paul Fletcher is STILL ON YOUR SIDE.But really, his delivery is so…ravishingly engaging, it’s hard to pay attention to the words. 5.48am BST Angus Taylor on the question of whether he received any correspondence from any constituents about the grasslands listing:“Whilst the question may not be identical, I have clearly answered the question in my previous answer. And I said in my statement earlier today, late 2016-17 I spoke with a series of farmers across my electorate and elsewhere about the concerns they had. And they pointed me…to the 2014 submission from the National Farmers’ Federation. And I go on, on this submission. This submission is very important because it captured the concerns of the farmers. It said, ‘Based on the information provided in the NFF’s view it is highly unlikely that an individual farmer would be able to assess their responsibilities under the EPBC.”
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Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2019/jul/29/barnaby-joyce-struggling-on-backbenchers-salary-politics-live

Author : Amy Remeikis

Publish date : 2019-07-29 04:49:44

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