Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Early end to Parliament?

I know, I know… out on a limb again. But humour me and see if you reckon my little theory is at least plausible.

Currently, the Legislative Assembly is scheduled to last sit on Thursday 15 November and the Council is due to rise for the last time in this session two weeks later on Thursday 29 November. In total, that means 4 more weeks (12 sitting days) of the Lower House and 5 weeks (15 sitting days) of the Upper House. The idea behind the LC sitting a week longer is that they will need that time to tidy up (pass) any Bills sent up from the LA before the March election.

But after seeing the Carpenter Government’s early election contributing to its downfall in 2008, why would Premier Barnett risk...

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