Opinions on Ministerial Notifications

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Ministerial decisions not to provide information to Parliament
This report deals with decisions by the Premier and 2 Ministers not to provide information to Parliament on agency targets for the Voluntary Targeted Separation Scheme (VTSS).
Opinions
The decision by the Premier not to provide information to Parliament about the Department of the Premier and Cabinet’s target for completion of the VTSS was reasonable and therefore appropriate.
Background
Before the 2018-19 Standing Committee on Estimates and Financial Operations Budget Estimates hearings in June 2018, the Premier and Ministers were asked questions about agency targets for the VTSS.
Key findings
The decisions by the Premier and 2 Ministers to withhold agency VTSS targets from Parliament were reasonable and therefore appropriate.
Appendix 1: Ministerial questions and responses
The Hon Colin de Grussa MLC asked the Premier for the following information: ...