It’s not a rare occurrence when a politician needs to backtrack and opposition immigration spokesman Scott Morrison appears to be doing just that.
Following our article yesterday where we highlighted a potential risk of migration places being cut If the coalition got into power, in today’s news, Morrison says his comments about cutting the country’s migrant intake to curb population growth do not reflect official Coalition policy!
His comments come amid reports that some of his colleagues are angry that his earlier call to reduce migration was made before any discussion with the party room.
Yesterday there were also confusing signals from the Coalition about where it would want to see cuts made.
Business Council of Australia spokesman Graham Bradley has told Radio National the skilled migration program should not be cut. […]