Report slams former Australian PM secretly taking ministries during pandemic

Scott Morrison looking down in front of an open door

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media, announcing a 21 May national election during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 10 April 2022. EFE-EPA FILE: MICK TSIKAS

Sydney, Australia, Nov 25 (EFE).- Australia’s former Prime Minister Scott Morrison “fundamentally undermined” the principles of responsible government by secretly assuming five ministerial positions during the Covid-19 pandemic, an independent investigation concluded Friday. However, the report added that Morrison’s appointment of himself as health, finance, industry, interior and treasury minister between March 2020 and May … Read more