Govt accused of rushing UK trade deal without scrutiny for political gain

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:32pm, first published February 21 2022 - 7:30pm
NO DUE PROCESS: Questions have been raised about why Trade Minister Dan Tehan wants to rush through the UK trade deal without the usual parliamentary scrutiny. Photo: Sitthixay Ditthavong

THE government has been accused of rushing the ratification of the United Kingdom free trade agreement, without parliamentary scrutiny for political gain, which could lock in potential unintended consequences.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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