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Supplementary Questions

The Hon. R.P. WORTLEY (15:03): A supplementary: first of all, that was quite an incoherent sort of answer. I didn’t understand what you were getting at.

The PRESIDENT: The Hon. Mr Wortley, I do not need commentary. A supplementary has to be short and crisp.

The Hon. R.P. WORTLEY: I asked the question: what consultation, despite the fact that this was kept quiet from vulnerable Housing Trust tenants—

The PRESIDENT: That’s an inference and a statement.

The Hon. R.P. WORTLEY: It’s not an inference. It was kept quiet. It’s not an inference: it’s a fact of life.

The PRESIDENT: Mr Wortley, it’s not a court of law. Just ask the simple, crisp supplementary, please.

The Hon. R.P. WORTLEY: Thank you very much for your guidance, Mr President. What consultation took place with housing stakeholders, community groups and tenants ahead of your decision to increase rents for Housing Trust tenants? Just answer the question.

The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK (Minister for Human Services) (15:04): I have already responded to this question.

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