Liberal MPs say Peter Dutton should let party room decide new climate position

At least two Liberals have indicated they are prepared to cross the floor to support Labor’s legislation to cut emissions 43% by 2030

Liberal MPs are urging Peter Dutton to let the party room decide a new position on climate change policy in the wake of the Coalition’s devastating election loss, with calls for the conservatives to take more ambitious emission reduction targets to the next election.

While the new opposition leader has declared the Liberal and National parties will oppose government legislation to cut emissions 43% by 2030, at least two Liberals have indicated they would be prepared to cross the floor on the bill when it comes to parliament next month.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jun/22/liberal-mps-say-peter-dutton-should-let-party-room-decide-new-climate-position

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