Monday, August 14, 2017

"Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, may be ineligible to sit in the country’s parliament after it emerged he is a New Zealand citizen"

Joyce is potentially the fifth politician in recent weeks to fall foul of constitutional rules


If Joyce is forced out of parliament, the Turnbull government would lose its one-seat majority in the House of Representatives


Joyce, facing mounting questions from the media, delivered a statement to parliament on Monday conceding he may hold New Zealand citizenship