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  • Motions Deputy Prime Minister
  • Motions - Deputy Prime Minister - Stop Burke MP from speaking


  • <p class="speaker">Tony Burke</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended as would prevent the Member for Watson from moving the following motion forthwith&#8212;</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion]( to stop Labor MP for Watson [Tony Burke]( from speaking, which means Mr Burke can't keep speaking in this debate.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That the Member be no longer heard.*
  • <p class="italic">That the House calls on the Prime Minister to immediately stand aside the Deputy Prime Minister from Cabinet until his constitutional qualifications have been determined by the High Court.</p>
  • <p>Mr Speaker, this motion deals with one question and one question only. This deals with whether or not this Prime Minister&#8212;</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Tony Smith</p>
  • <p>The Manager of Opposition Business will resume his seat. The Leader of the House has the call.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Christopher Pyne</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the Member be no longer heard.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Tony Smith</p>
  • <p>The question is that the Manager of Opposition Business be no further heard.</p>