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Australia 'I won't sell my soul': Pauline Hanson swears as she reveals why she refused to back union-busting bill in a move that left Scott Morrison's government reeling

01:00  03 december  2019
01:00  03 december  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Pauline Hanson blindsides Coalition's union busting bid, leaving government reeling

  Pauline Hanson blindsides Coalition's union busting bid, leaving government reeling Senior government figures have been left reeling after a shock vote harpooned their signature laws, aimed at cracking down on unions. The Coalition had all but banked a victory but ended the day trying to figure out what went wrong, as Labor senators celebrated into the night at Parliament House.One Nation and independent Jacqui Lambie denied the Government the votes it needed to get its Ensuring Integrity Bill through the Senate.The vote has One Nation leader Pauline Hanson facing accusations she told the Government's senior leaders one thing but acted another way.

Tuesday, 3 December 2019 Pauline Hanson reveals why she refused to back union - busting bill | Sky Australia The Ensuring Integrity union laws would make it

Pauline Hanson's decision to vote against the coalition's union-busting bill has left Scott Morrison's government reeling after its humiliating defeat.

The One Nation leader's move last week has left her relationship with the federal government on the rocks.

However, she has defended her decision, saying she 'won't sell my soul like the other p****s in this place'.

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The prime minister, Scott Morrison , has dodged the question of whether Pauline Hanson is racist, saying the right thing to do Morrison said he did not believe people should apply a broad brush to the One Nation leader and pick on one issue, as she had something to contribute on other issues, such

Pauline Hanson cutting a cake© Provided by Daily Mail

Senator Hanson put her shock last-minute decision to vote with Labor and the Greens down to a lack of action on white collar crime.

She also placed militant unions on notice, warning more law-breaking could prompt her to change her mind and back the bill later.

The prime minister accused Senator Hanson of reneging on a promise to back legislation, the Daily Telegraph reported.

But Senator Hanson has also rejected the claims she gave a written guarantee and sent text messages to ministers assuring them of her support.

'I never did that and I've followed up that with a request for the recipients of those so-called texts to prove their allegations by releasing them publicly,' Senator Hanson wrote in an opinion piece.

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The Ensuring Integrity union laws would make it easier to deregister law-breaking unions and disqualify officials.

Scott Morrison in a suit sitting in a chair talking on the phone© Provided by Daily Mail

The bill will be re-introduced to parliament's lower house this week after going through the coalition party room.

'We will take it forward because we believe in it,' Mr Morrison said.

He said 'union thugs' should not be able to threaten people on building sites without facing expulsion from the industry,


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