Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Current HansardDownload Current Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Thursday, 12 March 2009
Page: 2543


Mr ABBOTT (3:44 PM) —Mr Speaker, I wish to make a personal explanation.


The SPEAKER —Does the member claim to have been misrepresented?


Mr ABBOTT —Most grievously.


The SPEAKER —Please proceed.


Mr ABBOTT —In answering a question today the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs claimed that members of the opposition were against the social security agreements negotiated with various countries around the world. This is absolutely untrue. We are against the government’s stimulus package but we are not against those agreements.