Pasty faced Labor spokesturdÂ Tony Burke, Labor’s former immigration minister, shows the style that made immigration one of the Rudd and Gillard Government’s great disasters.
Mr Burke last night denied his letter constituted a representation on the woman’s behalf and was simply a letter to the minister outlining her request. He said he was not aware of Mr Nweke’s past..
The Department of Immigration drafted a terse response to Mr Burke’s request, pointing out that Mr Nweke’s criminal history had been widely publicised.Â
Tim Blair suggests Mr Burke needs to read. Newspapers.