Tony Abbott: Labor questions former PM’s conflict of interest in new UK trade role

Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has been announced as a new UK trade adviser.

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Labor has demanded the Morrison government explain how former prime minister Tony Abbott will manage conflicts of interest as he advises the United Kingdom on trade deals with countries including Australia. Mr Abbott confirmed his appointment as an unpaid adviser to the UK Board of Trade on Saturday morning after a firestorm of criticism over his past comments on women and gay people.

Tony Abbott: Labor questions former PM’s conflict of interest in new UK trade role

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