Eric Abetz calls for Abbott to be returned to cabinet after ministers' departure

The departure of ministers Mal Brough and Jamie Briggs offers an opportunity to bring back Tony Abbott to the frontbench, Liberal senator Eric Abetz has said.
On Tuesday Briggs, the federal minister for cities and the built environment, announced he would step down from his position on the frontbench after a female public servant made a complaint about his behaviour on a night out in Hong Kong.
Moments later Brough, who has been under pressure regarding his alleged involvement in the downfall of former speaker Peter Slipper, announced he would step aside from his role as special minister of... read more

 
30 December 2015 in World News, Views: 25
Source: Guardian
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