Discipline & Speaking Over the President

The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Leader of the Opposition) (14:25): Supplementary arising from the answer: what does the minister say to people who currently are going to have their rent increased by $10 a week at least, $500 a year, and who are struggling to afford the basic necessities? What does she say to them? We will make sure they see what you have said on Hansard.

The PRESIDENT: Leader of the Opposition, that is totally out of order.

The Hon. K.J. MAHER: I invite the minister to say what she wants—

The PRESIDENT: Leader of the Opposition, I am ruling the whole question out of order. You have spoken over me. You are not getting another question today, Leader of the Opposition. I will not be spoken over. The Hon. Ms Scriven.

The Hon. K.J. Maher: Your decision or the budget decision? Supplementary.

Members interjecting:

The Hon. K.J. Maher: I am allowed supplementaries.

The PRESIDENT: The Hon. Mr Hanson was to his feet before you, the Leader of the Opposition. The Hon. Mr Hanson.

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