Federal

Jul 27, 2012

Lawyer Andrew Giles firms as favourite to end Jenkins era

Respected Slater & Gordon lawyer Andrew Giles is firming as the favourite to succeed Harry Jenkins as the ALP member for the federal seat of Scullin.

Andrew Crook — Former <em>Crikey</em> Senior Journalist

Andrew Crook

Former Crikey Senior Journalist

Respected Slater & Gordon lawyer Andrew Giles is firming as the favourite to succeed Harry Jenkins as the ALP member for the federal seat of Scullin.

Giles, a former senior adviser to state MPs Lily D’Ambrosio and Gavin Jennings, will nominate for preselection for the Melbourne seat after Jenkins announced yesterday he would retire at the next election.

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3 thoughts on “Lawyer Andrew Giles firms as favourite to end Jenkins era

  1. j-boy57

    The slater&gordonization of the ALP continues apace ..

  2. AR

    There looks like one hell of a pension bill for all displaced/resigning pollies after the next election – NONE of whom will be affected by the “reforms” to their gold plated lurks spruiked by Latham and copied by the Rodent.

  3. Gavin Moodie

    Surely a hex is a magical spell usually with malevolent purposes such as a curse, as Wikipedia states. Unless one considers the Jenkins family’s effect on the seat to be bad it would be better to write, for example, that the Jenkins family has had dibs on the region . . . .

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