Tassie Speaker’s credibility gets pulp treatment

The Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly, Mr Polley, is trying to ban someone from Parliament and its precincts for six months…but it appears he doesn’t have the power to do so and, if he did have, he’s chosen the wrong premiss.

Speaker Michael Polley’s blustering letter says Launceston resident Jim Collier is being banned for something he said on radio, not what he interjected in the House. Read the full story.

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