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Questions without notice being asked-

Paper: Mr Keating (Treasurer) presented the following paper:

Taxation-Chart showing total tax revenue as percentage of GDP in OECD countries-1987.

Questions without notice continued.

Member named and suspended: Mr Speaker named the honourable Member for O'Connor (Mr Tuckey) for defying the Chair.

Mr Beazley (Leader of the House) moved-That the honourable Member for O'Connor be suspended from the service of the House.


The House divided (the Speaker, Mr McLeay, in the Chair)

AYES, 74

Mr BaldwinMr BeazleyMr BeddallMr Blanchard
Dr BlewettMr R. J. BrownMr BrumbyMr Campbell
Mr CharlesDr Charlesworth*Mrs ChildMr Chynoweth
Mr CleelandMr CourticeMs CrawfordMr Cross
Mr Cunningham*Mrs DarlingMr DawkinsMr Dubois
Mr DuffyMr DuncanMr R. F. EdwardsMs Fatin
Mr FitzgibbonMr FreeMr GaylerMr Gear
Mr GraceMr GriffithsMr HandMrs Harvey
Mr HawkeMr HoldingMr HollisMr Howe
Mr HumphreysMrs JakobsenMr JenkinsMr Johns
Mr JonesMr KeatingMrs KellyMr Kent
Mr KerinMr LavarchMr LeeMr Lindsay
Ms McHughMr MartinMr MildrenMr Milton
Mr A. A. MorrisMr P. F. MorrisMr MountfordMr O'Keefe
Mr O'NeilMr PriceMr PunchMr Saunderson
Mr SawfordMr ScholesMr SciaccaMr J. L. Scott
Mr L. J. ScottMr SimmonsMr SnowMr Snowdon
Mr StaplesDr TheophanousMr TicknerMr West
Mr WillisMr Wright

NOES, 55

Mr AdermannMr AldredMr AndersonMr Andrew
Mr BealeMr BluntMr N. A. BrownMr Burr
Mr CadmanMr D. M. CameronMr E. C. CameronMr I. M. D. Cameron
Mr CarltonMr CobbMr ConnollyMr Cowan
Mr DobieMr DownerMr FifeMr T. A. Fischer
Mr GoodluckMr HallMr HalversonMr Hawker*
Dr HewsonMr Hicks*Mr HowardMr Jull
Mr KatterMr Lloyd Mr McArthurMr McGauran
Mr MacKellarMr MacpheeMr MilesMr Moore
Mr NehlMr PeacockMr PorterMr Pratt
Mr ProsserMr ReithMr Robinson Mr Rocher
Mr RuddockMr SharpMr SinclairMr Smith
Mr SpenderMrs SullivanMr TaylorMr Tuckey
Mr WebsterMr WilsonDr Wooldridge

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The honourable Member was, therefore, suspended for the remainder of the day and for the next 7 consecutive days, this being his second occasion of suspension during the year, and he accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continued.