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31    Questions on Notice—Answers and Explanation

Senator Xenophon, pursuant to standing order 74, asked the Acting Minister for Defence (Senator Brandis) for an explanation of answers not being provided to questions on notice nos 2467, 2475 to 2477, 2483, 2484 and 2487 (notice given 20 July 2015), no. 2492 (notice given 21 July 2015), nos 2549 to 2551 (notice given 25 August 2015) and nos 2564 to 2569 (notice given 2 September 2015) relating to defence procurement processes.

Senator Brandis indicated that an explanation would be provided.

Senator Xenophon moved—That the Senate take note of the minister’s failure to provide either answers or an explanation.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.