It was once that if a minister misled Parliament, they needed to surrender. Stuart Ayres misled the NSW Parliament. No ifs, no buts.
If NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet is in any respect eager about higher requirements of governance, his Deputy Liberal Chief Stuart Ayres has to renounce. It is an open-and-shut case of deceptive Parliament — one thing that was once, by way of not unusual settlement, the political identical of a capital offence.
“You will need to recognise that on the finish of the primary spherical of recruitment there was once no appropriate candidate recognized,” Ayres advised the NSW Parliament a month in the past about John Barilaro’s appointment to the profitable New York business posting. Apart from we now know Ayres was once advised on August 17 remaining 12 months that “a complete recruitment procedure for the position of senior business and funding commissioner (STIC) — Americas has been undertaken and a a hit candidate recognized”.
The “a hit candidate”, a time period used over and over within the record, was once Jenny West. West was once, consistent with the record, to fulfill with Ayres to talk about her position in New York.
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