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Thursday, 25 October 1973
Page: 2756

Mr O'KEEFE (Paterson) - The honourable member for Robertson (Mr Cohen) is not correct. I did not attack the retail clothing trade in any manner at all. I said that the honourable member would know about the retail trade because he has 2 shops in the posh area of the northern suburbs of Sydney. That is all I said. The other remarks made by the honourable member are untrue. If he has a look at Hansard he will find that to be so. I thought that I was paying tribute to him, with his knowledge of the retail trade. It is quite true that I did indicate that he had 2 stores in posh suburbs.

Mr Cohen - If that is the case I owe the honourable member for Paterson (Mr O'Keefe) an apology. But I was informed by members of the House-

The DEPUTY CHAIRMAN (Mr Berinson) - Order! The honourable member has already spoken twice in the debate.

MiCohen - I do not wish to-

The DEPUTY CHAIRMAN - Order! I think that the point has been made. I call the honourable member for Wimmera.

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