27 Jul 2018

Green Party grits teeth, supports waka-jumping bill

From Morning Report, 8:12 am on 27 July 2018

The Green Party is gritting its teeth and supporting a bill that would have prevented the success of its founding members. Known as the Waka Jumping Bill, it prevents MPs switching parties or striking out as an independent if they are ejected from their caucus. It's to pass with all-of-Government support, despite the Greens fierce historic opposition to the concept of it. Our political reporter Gia Garrick has this story.