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Labor continues to pursue Angus Taylor over the ‘doctored documents’ affair. All the day’s events, live 11.09pm GMT The bells have been going off this morning because the House of Reps chamber hasn’t had enough members sitting in it. The third quorum call for this morning has been made in the Chamber. When any Member draws the Speaker’s attention ‘to the state of the House’. The bells then ring for four minutes, or until a qourum (31 Members) arrives in the Chamber. 11.05pm GMT Jim Chalmers had a chat about bringing Westpac execs back to front the parliament committee:It’s absolutely crucial that Westpac front up to the parliamentary committee. Andrew Leigh has made the right call here in demanding that the Liberals support his push for Westpac to front up and to give answers to the Australian people via their representatives. We should be using every available avenue to get to the bottom of what’s gone on here and to make sure that adequate steps are being taken to fix what has been an appalling failure at Westpac. If the Liberals don’t want to run another protection racket for the banks as they have done over recent years then they need to support Andrew Leigh’s call. Continue reading…

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