Most recent appearances in parliament
If this MP has contributed more than once to a debate, only one speech is shown.
- Victims of Crime Reform Bill - First Reading (4 Oct 2011)
Speech expand: "It is a pleasure to stand and speak on the Victims of Crime Reform Bill, at this its first reading. Labour is supporting this bill, as others will have said, being referred to a select committee. ..."
- Third Readings (4 Oct 2011)
Speech expand: "I rise to speak on the third readings of the 15 bills that were divided from the Criminal Procedure (Reform and Modernisation) Bill in the Committee of the whole House. I will follow on from the comments of my colleague Charles Chauvel, who played a very ..."
- Criminal Procedure (Reform and Modernisation) Bill - In Committee (29 Sep 2011)
Speech expand: "This has been a fascinating process, indeed. I was a member of the Justice and Electoral Committee, which heard many of the submissions on what is a substantial bill and a far-reaching bill. The fact is that only 2 days ago when I was speaking on the Criminal ..."
- Employment Relations (Secret Ballot for Strikes) Amendment Bill - In Committee (28 Sep 2011)
Speech expand: "I rise to speak to clause 3 of the Employment Relations (Secret Ballot for Strikes) Amendment Bill, which is one of the worst pieces of legislation I have seen come into this House. It is bad because it is so completely unnecessary, and because it is probably ..."