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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 843 asked in the Legislative Council on 15 August 2019 by Hon Michael Mischin

Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 15 August 2019

STANDING COMMITTEE ON PROCEDURE AND PRIVILEGES — FIFTY-FIFTH REPORT —DEPARTMENT OF THE PREMIER AND CABINET

843. Hon MICHAEL MISCHIN to the Leader of the House representing the Premier:

I refer to the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Procedure and Privileges' fifty-fifth report titled ''A Refusal to Comply with a Summons to Produce Documents'' tabled on 14 August 2019.

(1) Did the director general of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Mr Darren Foster, discuss the Corruption and Crime Commission notice to produce or the Standing Committee on Procedure and Privileges' correspondence with the Premier?

(2) If yes to (1), on what date or dates did the director general, Mr Darren Foster, discuss these matters with the Premier and what was the Premier's advice or instructions?

(3) Did the Premier discuss the matter with the Attorney General?

(4) If yes to (3), on what date or dates did the Premier discuss the matter with the Attorney General?

(5) Did Ms Emily Roper, acting director general of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, advise the Premier that she has been summoned by the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Procedure and Privileges?

(6) If yes to (5), did Ms Roper advise the Premier that she would not be complying with the summons?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1)–(6) The Premier is in regular contact with his department and the Attorney General on a range of matters.

Hon Michael Mischin: Oh, come on!

The PRESIDENT: You ask a question, you get an answer, member.