Labor's reforms lack checks and balance

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Shadow Local Government Minister Ann Leahy has accused Labor of ignoring sensible safeguards and railroading its local government reforms through State Parliament.

"The LNP supports tough laws but checks and balances are missing," Ms Leahy said tonight.

"Labor actually voted against a two-year review clause that they announced.

"The ability for a Minister to sack a duly elected official shouldn't be unfettered.

"Annastacia Palaszczuk has recklessly rejected the sensible safeguards proposed by the LNP.

"Labor has arrogantly gagged debate on this bill, including myself in mid-sentence, and these unprecedented amendments haven't been subject the normal committee process."

 
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