Foley’s defence destroyed by own words

Claims by former Police Minister Kevin Foley that he concealed the results of a police investigation because it was an operational matter for police are laughable and without substance, Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas said today. It has been revealed this week that, prior to the election, the Police Commissioner gave Mr Foley the results…

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‘Stashed cash’ hearings recommence today

Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said today the Auditor-General would be the first witness this morning to give evidence to the reconvened Legislative Council Select Committee known as the ‘stashed cash’ committee. After the state election the Legislative Council voted to re-establish two select committees which had been enquiring into matters relating to the behaviour and…

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Rann’s backflip on ecstasy

Shadow Police Minister Rob Lucas has welcomed today’s extraordinary backflip by the Rann Government to include ecstasy belatedly in the state’s drug driving testing regime. “This is a major embarrassment for Mr Rann and Road Safety Minister Zollo, as they have strongly opposed Liberal Party calls for change for months,” Mr Lucas said today. “The…

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