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QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—

Member ordered to withdraw

At 3.27 p.m. the Member for Hunter (Mr Fitzgibbon) was ordered, under standing order 304A, to withdraw from the House for 1 hour for again raising a frivolous point of order.

Mr Fitzgibbon not withdrawing from the Chamber immediately—

Member named and suspended

The Speaker named the Member for Hunter.

Mr Reith (Leader of the House) moved—That the Member for Hunter be suspended from the service of the House.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr Halverson, in the Chair)—

AYES, 85

Mr AbbottMrs DraperMr LiebermanMr Scott
Mr AndersonMrs ElsonMr McArthur*Mr Sinclair
Mr J. N. AndrewMr EntschMr McDougallMr Slipper*
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr R. D. C. EvansMr McGauranMr A. C. Smith
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr McLachlanMr W. L. Smith
Mr R. C. BaldwinMr ForrestMr MarekDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMrs GallusMr MilesMrs Stone
Mr BartlettMrs GashMr MooreMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMrs MoylanMr Taylor
Mrs BishopMrs E. J. GraceMr MutchMr A. P. Thomson
Mr BradfordMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Truss
Mr BroadbentMr HawkerMr NehlMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr Hicks*Dr NelsonMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMr HockeyMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr E. H. CameronMr HowardMr NugentMr Wakelin
Mr R. A. CameronMs JeanesMr ProsserMrs West
Mr CausleyMrs JohnstonMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CharlesMr JullMr RandallMs Worth
Mr CobbMr KatterMr ReidMr Zammit
Mr CostelloMrs D. M. KellyMr Reith
Mr DondasMiss J. M. KellyMr Ronaldson
Mr DownerDr KempMr Ruddock

NOES, 48

Mr AdamsMr G. J. EvansMr KerrMr Mossfield
Mr AlbaneseMr M. J. EvansMr LathamMr O[quot ]Connor
Mr P. J. BaldwinMr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr O[quot ]Keefe
Mr BeazleyMr M. J. FergusonMr LeeMr Price
Mr BeddallMr FitzgibbonMr McClellandMr Quick
Mr BevisMr E. L. Grace*Ms MacklinMr Sawford*
Mr BreretonMr GriffinMr McLeayMr Sercombe*
Mr BrownMr HattonMr McMullanMr S. F. Smith
Mr CreanMr HoldingMr MartinMr Tanner
Mrs CrosioMr HollisMr MelhamDr Theophanous
Mr DargavelMr JenkinsMr A. A. MorrisMr K. J. Thomson
Ms EllisMr JonesMr P. F. MorrisMr Wilton

* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Member was, therefore, suspended at 3.35 p.m. for 24 hours under standing order 305, and he accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continued.