Parliamentary quotes

Quotes from Parliament

Why can’t the Commonwealth pay medical costs in maternity cases?
Assisted passage?

I am entirely Celtic and I am not swayed by an appeal to my Anglo-Saxon blood of which I do not have any.

Has the population of this city increased by approximately 20,000 in the past 18 months?
That’s because all the workers go home for lunch.

He that throws mud loses ground.

Is that the same fellow who banned the pill?
Mr. Speaker! The honourable member has thrown me out of my rhythm.

I took the opportunity to travel over this road by road the other day.