Sep 13, 2007

Questions without Notice – Liberal Party: Leadership (2)

Questions without Notice – Liberal Party: Leadership (2)

13 September 2007

Mr ALBANESE (2.57 p.m.)—My question is again to the Prime Minister, and I again ask the question that he refused to answer previously. Will the Prime Minister confirm that part of the Liberal Party’s current political fix is an agreement that he make a public statement that, if he wins the next election—

Mr Secker interjecting—

The SPEAKER—The member for Barker is warned!

Mr ALBANESE—he will retire during the next term?

Mr HOWARD—I would have thought the answer that I gave was clear. For the benefit of the member for Grayndler, the answer is no, and I was contrasting our candour with the deceit and lies of my two predecessors.