PM pledges extra $60 million to cover cabinet members’ sexual harassment claims

PM pledges further $60 million to cowl cupboard members’ sexual harassment claims

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Scott Morrison has continued to splash the money forward of the federal election, with a brand new coverage that may see taxpayers proceed to pay for the thriller settlements of senior ministers accused of misogyny, bullying or sexual harassment.

With a $500,000 settlement because of be paid to an accuser of backbench minister Alan Tudge, the PM mentioned the Authorities needed to plan for the longer term.

“This may very well be simply the tip of the iceberg. How a lot cash will we have to pay out future claims of harassment and assault? Round $60 million in response to the most recent modelling”.

The PM mentioned the fully-costed coverage confirmed the Coalition had a plan for the longer term. “The Labor celebration has accused us of not being forward-thinking and ignoring inflation. Properly, that’s merely not true.

“The fund covers exponential, inflationary development of secret, authorized settlements to our staffers for as much as the following three years! We’re calling it the Secret Reimbursal for Extramarital Coitus Write-offs fund, or SCREW for brief”.

A budgetary forecast for SCREW is a brand new problem for the Parliamentary Funds Workplace (PBO) who plotted projected will increase on “The Tudge Diagonal”. A member of the PBO defined, “Sadly, there’s a massive margin of error based mostly on the federal government overlaying shit up for so long as attainable”.

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The federal government has as soon as once more been accused of “pork barreling”, however for a change, it’s as a result of a bunch of precise, fucking pigs would be the ones who profit from it. Alan Tudge was unreachable for remark as he was in hiding or a staffer.

By Chris Auld @DamnYouChrisA

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