Senator can be excluded from final decision-making process if federal party room finds itself holding balance of power

The Greens have struck a compromise deal that will allow the New South Wales senator Lee Rhiannon to again take part in contentious party-room debates.

They have agreed to create a “balance of power subcommittee” (BPS) to consider legislation when the party finds itself in the balance of power in the Senate, and when one of its members has been instructed by a state branch to take a fixed position against the rest of the party.

Continue reading…

Facebook Comments

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.