Costa shows MPs the seat of power

Aug 27th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald: Michael Costa has been threatening Labor MPs that their electorates will be starved of funding unless they support the Iemma Government’s bid to privatise the power industry.

As the Government desperately tries to convince rebel MPs to back the legislation when it is introduced tomorrow, the Treasurer issued the ultimatum to a recent meeting of 100 Labor branch delegates at the Cessnock Rugby League Supporters Club in the Hunter, the former cabinet minister and Cessnock MP, Kerry Hickey, said last night.

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