Tag: <span>Macfarlane</span>

‘Politics is a rough and difficult game’: Macfarlane contemplating political profession

Posted December 15, 2015 01:04:09 Queensland Liberal National MP Ewen Jones hopes Ian Macfarlane can recover from the “brain explosion” that was his program to defect from the Liberal party room to the Nationals. On Monday, the Queensland LNP State Executive blocked Mr Macfarlane’s bid to switch allegiances to the Nationals, in spite of regional…


Macfarlane blocked from moving to Nationals

Posted December 14, 2015 15:32:06 Federal MP Ian Macfarlane has been blocked from moving from the Liberals to the Nationals partyroom. The Liberal National Party State Executive has right now blocked the move, right after it was approved with a vote of 102-34 by local party members on Saturday. In a statement, LNP president Gary…


Ian Macfarlane set to learn fate of Nationals switch

Posted December 14, 2015 09:02:51 Federal MP Ian Macfarlane will nowadays find out if his bid to switch from the Liberals to the Nationals celebration space is successful. The Liberal National Celebration State Executive is due to meet shortly ahead of midday to talk about the move, after it was approved with a vote of…


Macfarlane switch an internal matter, Turnbull says

Updated December 07, 2015 22:13:35 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has sidestepped inquiries about Ian Macfarlane’s selection to switch to the National Celebration in his initial extended-kind interview since last week’s announcement. Liberal MPs lashed out at Mr Macfarlane following he revealed his intention to switch parties and accused him of showing “naked ambition” and “gaming…


Reports Macfarlane offered to keep with Liberals dismissed as ‘rubbish’

Posted December 05, 2015 09:56:12 A Nationals senator has dismissed reports that new recruit Ian Macfarlane provided to keep with the Liberal Celebration if given his former function. Mr Macfarlane is looking for neighborhood endorsement to swap from the Liberal to the National partyroom, following his demotion as minister for market and science in September….