bell Newman (at the cabinet table) and I remember his position very, very clearly when asset sales were put on the table. He said you will rue the day you did this. And he was right,” Mr Dickson told ABC Radio Brisbane.
Mr Nicholls attacked LNP defector Mr Dickson as “completely untrustworthy”, but did not deny his allegation that he pressed ahead with privatisation in de- fiance of Mr Newman’s warnings. Campaigning in far north Queensland yesterday, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk refused to commit to reducing the state’s debt.
“We will be addressing that issue,” Ms Palaszczuk said.
“We will always make that a priority and we have done that in our last term of government.”