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  • Motions Minister for Employment
  • Motions - Minister for Employment - Stop Albanese MP from speaking


  • <p class="speaker">Tony Smith</p>
  • <p>Is the motion seconded?</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Anthony Albanese</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion]( to stop Labor MP [Anthony Albanese]( from speaking. In parliamentary jargon, they voted *that the member for Grayndler be longer heard*.
  • These motions are known as *gagging* motions.
  • <p>I second the motion. It's time to cash out this minister. She has misled parliament.</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 member for Grayndler be longer heard.</p>