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Motion of no confidence in the Deputy Premier, John Barilaro to be debated


The NSW Parliament will tomorrow debate a motion of no confidence in the Deputy Premier, John Barilaro.


Labor today gave notice of the motion before Mr Barilaro said he would not resign and two senior ministers refused to back down from their earlier, scathing public criticism of him.


Labor Leader, Ms Jodi McKay said: “It’s Labor’s belief that NSW needs stable Government during the recession and pandemic.  That cannot be achieved when the Coalition is embroiled in political infighting and while John Barilaro remains Deputy Premier.”


NOTICE OF MOTION


Ms Jodi McKAY, Leader of the Opposition and Member for Strathfield, says -


Mr SPEAKER:


I give notice that I will move that the Deputy Premier no longer enjoys the confidence of this House given: 

1. His attempt last week to move the National Party to the crossbench, which would have cost the Government its parliamentary majority and threatened the stability of Government in the midst of an unprecedented health and economic crisis across NSW.

2. Comments made by several of his Cabinet colleagues, including:

the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, who described his position as Deputy Premier as “untenable”

the Minister for Transport and Roads, who said that "leadership is not what we saw on display last week"

the Minister for Jobs, Tourism, Investment and Western Sydney, who suggested the National Party should choose a leader who “unites our community, not divides them”


3. It has become clear that so long as John Barilaro remains the Deputy Premier, the people of NSW cannot have faith in the stability of this Government at a time when it is so desperately needed. 

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