Alan Tudge must leave politics to make way for Josh Frydenberg

Alan Tudge should quit politics and allow Josh Frydenberg to take his seat. His party needs him and the nation needs him.

Alan Tudge (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

One of the few survivors of the massacre of Liberals in Victoria on Saturday night is also the least deserving: Alan Tudge will hang on at Aston despite a swing of more than 7% against him – even bigger than the swing across the state against his party.

Tudge spent the campaign in hiding, while his colleagues covered for him, pretending not to know about the severance payout to his former employee Rachelle Miller.

Miller’s allegations of assault against Tudge during their relationship remain unresolved, courtesy of Scott Morrison’s reluctance to institute a fully independent investigation into the allegations (it should be noted that the serious sexual harassment allegations against Barnaby Joyce also remain unresolved due to the lack of an independent investigation). ).

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