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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Kevin Bonham

Nothing about motions of no confidence

Dr Kevin Bonham
In a piece about Tasmania’s distinctive minority government problem at,
Here
I argued that the Greens can only effectively defuse the charge of potential instability if they agree to “neither move nor support any motion of no confidence or any blocking of supply (except in specified extreme cases such as a court finding of illegal activity).”

This press release,
Here
rules out the blocking of supply but says absolutely nothing about the moving or supporting of motions of no confidence.

As such it is only a partial solution and if the Greens want to be really convincing they need to go further. However, as I argued in my most recent article,
Here
it is not clear that minority government will again be an election issue.
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