Nationals in disarray as rebel MP Llew O’Brien is elected deputy Speaker

Several Nationals defect in secret ballot to elect Oโ€™Brien, who earlier in the day said he was no longer in the partyroom The government has suffered a โ€œhumiliatingโ€ defeat on the floor of parliament after Labor successfully overruled the Coalition and elevated renegade Nationals MP Llew Oโ€™Brien as deputy Speaker.Oโ€™Brien, who quit the Nationalsโ€™ partyroom on Monday … Read more