CITY OF PERTH —
INQUIRY — NICHOLAS PARKINSON
499. Hon PETER COLLIER to the
Leader of the House representing the Minister for Local Government:
I have my two questions, and then
four other questions today.
I refer to the City of Perth
(1) Can the
minister confirm that counsel assisting the inquiry, Mr Nicholas Parkinson, was
previously a convener for United Voice?
(2) Can the
minister detail the appointment process used to appoint Mr Nicholas Parkinson?
(3) Was the
minister consulted on the appointment of Mr Nicholas Parkinson?
(4) What are the
total payments made to Mr Nicholas Parkinson to date?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
can confirm that Mr Nicholas Parkinson is appointed as solicitor assisting the
inquiry; however, the Minister for Local Government was not involved in the
appointment process for staff assisting the panel of inquiry.
(4) An amount of $184 363.87.