Transport Minister Andrew Constance assaults options of Barilaro knowledge leak

“If somebody has proof, go to police. It’s a critical allegation so put your title to it and go to police, I guess you it doesn’t occur,” Mr Constance mentioned on Friday.

“The gutless surprise who put that quote within the paper at this time about knowledge breaches, come ahead, come down and do a presser now and make the declare.

“There isn’t a manner on this planet my company has info on that. So there isn’t any manner on this planet I bought briefed on it.”

Mr Barilaro obtained the fines, considered one of which incorporates utilizing a cell phone whereas behind the wheel, since happening psychological well being depart. He has not but paid them.

A spokeswoman for Mr Barilaro mentioned the driving offences in query didn’t contribute to the Nationals chief’s resolution to take private depart.

One other senior Nationals supply mentioned: ‘The Liberals will cease at nothing to get him”.

Requested whether or not the driving offences ought to cos


t the Deputy Premier his job, Mr Constance mentioned it was a matter for Mr Barilaro.

“When it comes to John’s scenario round this, it’s all a matter for him. He must be accountable for this conduct and little question he invariably will when he returns,” Mr Constance mentioned.

There are not any excuses, and it doesn’t matter who you’re.”

Mr Barilaro introduced he would take depart after a tumultuous interval in Macquarie Road, which noticed the Nationals threaten to maneuver to the crossbench and destroy the federal government’s majority over koala planning legislation.

The risk didn’t eventuate after Premier Gladys Berejiklian issued an ultimatum, which was to again down or she would swear in an all-Liberal ministry.

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