Hawkins Issues Breach Of Privilege Complaint
Minister Complains Of Breach Of Privilege To Speaker
Police Minister George Hawkins this afternoon lodged a formal breach of privilege complaint with the Speaker following Question-time in the House.
"Hon Tony Ryall deliberately misled the House by deliberately mis-quoting an answer I gave to the House on Tuesday 8 February 2005 in an effort to establish that I had misled the House.
On carefully checking the Hansard, we have confirmed the deliberate error made by Mr Ryall and have sought redress from the Speaker." concluded the Minister.