Will Turnbull offer Abbott UK High Commissioner role to shut him up?

Rachel Hardy
July 12, 2017

The prime minister was speaking in London at the Policy Exchange think tank when he declared the Liberal Party is not conservative and must work to remain the "sensible centre", noting it was Abbott who first uttered those words.

The Liberal party has been embroiled in scandal in recent months amid rising tensions between conservative and moderate ministers.

Mr Wells said the Prime Minister's speech confirmed for him that he has made the right decision to leave the party.

May said the topic came up during the recent G20 summit held in Hamburg, Germany and the two "discussed with our partners how we can step up worldwide efforts to increase pressure on Pyongyang, and find a peaceful solution to the ongoing threat North Korea poses to global security".

Mr Turnbull said he viewed Mrs May's vision of Brexit as a chance for Britain to take on a new global role with big horizons and big opportunities, and said he wanted Australia to be a partner in that endeavour.

"It was essentially an anti-socialist party, it was a conservative party, that's now been abandoned under the tutelage of Malcolm Turnbull". "It's why the Australian public have trusted us more often than not with the government of the country over the socialism of the Labor Party".

Jeff Kennett has attacked Malcolm Turnbull for engaging in domestic politics while overseas.

Rex Tillerson says Russian Federation must reduce tensions in eastern Ukraine
Poroshenko during their meeting that the United States was setting a high bar for lifting sanctions on Russian Federation . Tillerson says that the US goal in Ukraine is to restore the country's territorial sovereignty and integrity.


But John R Nethercote, Adjunct Professor at the Australian Catholic University, said Mr Turnbull's speech accurately referenced Sir Robert.

"Given the fortnight that we've had if I was Bill Shorten I'd actually be quite concerned that he didn't make any progress", he told ABC radio.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on Internet companies to act more quickly to remove extremist content and to seek a solution to the "problem" of encrypted messages. Why would you do it from overseas?

Turnbull said the relationship between the United Kingdom and Australia was built on trust and no two countries were closer.

'The sensible centre was the place to be.

After losing senator Cory Bernardi, who split from the Liberals to found the Australian Conservatives, Abbott has led the push to steer the party further to the right.

"Mr Turnbull is having an identity crisis, debating whether he is a Liberal or a conservative".

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