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Peter Slipper Stays Committed


23 Janaury 2012 –


In response to the question as to whether Mr Slipper’s accepting the role as Independent

Speaker has changed in light of Mr Wilkie’s recent withdrawal of support of Government:

“As I understand it, Mr Wilkie has stated he ‘would only support motions of no confidence in

cases of serious misconduct, not those that were politically opportunistic.’ Therefore my

role as Independent Speaker has not materially changed as a result of Mr Wilkie’s recent


“I remain committed to being the best Independent Speaker in the Westminster tradition in

the Australian Parliament.”

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