Liberal rebels

Webdiary: Rebel Libs leap from 5 to 9: Howard gets more talks.

After a two and a half hour debate, Georgiou agreed not to introduce his bills this week as planned, and to advise the next party room meeting, on June 14, of his intention to do so if no compromise could be reached with Howard. He would then insert the bill for House of Representatives debate on June 20. In the meantime, Georgiou and the other rebels agreed to talks with Howard and Vanstone.

Read the full text. I’m disappointed there isn’t more support for it…

Later, Margo sums up Labor’s lacklustre support as “gutless“. Too right.