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Scott Morrison still under pressure over Angus Taylor response – politics live

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PM concedes a misstep in his defence of minister as Labor continues its attack. All the day’s events, live 10.14pm GMT The Australian Council of Social Services is releasing a survey today, showing the impact of the low rate of Newstart on younger people:
The National Union of Students, YOUNG Campaigns, and the Australian Council of Social Service, will today launch a joint report exposing the alarming rates of deprivation among young people currently receiving Youth Allowance and Newstart.The report is the result of a survey 892 people aged between 16-30 who are currently receiving an allowance. 9.59pm GMT And a recap of the whole Angus Taylor day, yesterday, from Katharine Murphy:
Scott Morrison has rebuffed an invitation by Labor to release any officials’ notes of his conversation with the New South Wales police commissioner Mick Fuller, and insisted there was nothing inappropriate about approaching the police chief while he was investigating the conduct of one of his ministers, Angus Taylor.Morrison mocked Labor for pursuing the propriety of the call in question time on Wednesday, declaring no objections were raised by the opposition on Tuesday when he flagged his plan to make contact with Fuller. The prime minister also accused Labor of double standards, declaring both Julia Gillard and Bill Shorten faced police probes and did not vacate their posts. Related: Scott Morrison refuses to release notes of call with NSW police chief over doctored document Continue reading…

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