Lib­er­als fail on fe­males

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - MIRANDA DEVINE -

THE Lib­eral Party’s woman trou­ble will rear its head again this week when preg­nant state Lib­eral MP Felic­ity Wil­son comess un­der pres­sure to ex­plain er­rors in statu­tory dec­la­ra­tions she used to gain pre­s­e­lec­tion for the safe seat of North Shore.

Mos­man­man branch mem­ber Jef­frey Phillips, SC, has lodged a com­plaint with NSW Lib­eral Party di­rec­tor Chris Stone and the Lib­eral Nom­i­na­tion Re­view Com­mit­tee which meets Wed­nes­day to ap­prove can­di­dates.

At the last meet­ing of the Mos­man branch, mem­bers vowed not to fundraise for Wil­son.

“(We) have met with Ms Wil­son to af­ford her the op­por­tu­nity por­tu­nity to ad­dress in­ac­cu­ra­cies con­cern­ing her claimed aca­demic achieve­ment, work ex­pe­ri­ence, vot­ing record and en­rol­ment, as well as her res­i­den­tial history,” writes Phillips.

“Un­less this is re­solved the seat of North Shore will fall to an in­de­pen­dent, as it nearly did last time.” time.

If the Lib­er­als want to at­trac­tract qual­ity women MPs and win elec­tions, it needs to lift its game.

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