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Govt To Progress Contested Reform Bills

The Government will seek to make progress on two controversial reform bills this afternoon.

After Question Time, MPs will return to the interrupted first reading debated of the State Sector and Public Finance Reform Bill.

(For coverage of last night’s debate see State sector reform set to be battleground)


This will be followed by the third reading of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill. This bill proposes controversial reform of local government law and completed its earlier stages by 61 to 59 with National, ACT and United Future supporting.

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