SA Labor slams the door on extra pre-election sitting week

November 28, 2017

The South Australian Government has been accused of dodging scrutiny ahead of next year's election by ruling out an extra sitting week of Parliament this year.

The ABC reports that Australian Conservatives MLC Robert Brokenshire said it was likely a long list of bills would be sacrificed and wanted the Government to allow an optional sitting week next week to get through them.

"I'm calling on the Government not to rush this legislation through because some of this is quite important," he said.

"The bottom line is the Premier and his Government don't want to come under scrutiny for an extra week.

"They want to get out of here so they can hoodwink the community without proper transparency from the Parliament."

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