4 investigations and counting, and none have a hope in hell of attending to the underside of how a younger lady’s rape was so shockingly mishandled.
It is a measure of how frightened Scott Morrison is concerning the fallout from the mistreatment by his authorities of Brittany Higgins that within the house of 5 days — after his disastrous “I checked with Jen” response — the prime minister introduced not one, not two, not three, however 4 inquiries and critiques.
The primary two — introduced final week in an effort to place the Higgins revelations right into a political siding — are one by Prime Minister and Cupboard (PM&C) deputy secretary Stephanie Foster inspecting the processes in place for supporting individuals who come ahead with complaints sooner or later. The second is an inner Coalition evaluation by Liberal MP Celia Hammond staffing points.
A 3rd — referred to as in a panic when Morrison’s story that his workplace knew nothing of what occurred to Higgins started to crumble — is being performed by PM&C head Phil Gaetjens to seek out out who contained in the PM’s workplace knew concerning the alleged rape. It is confined to the Prime Minister’s Workplace (PMO) and it isn’t clear it should ever be made public.
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