‘Unfettered power’: Scott Morrison just about ‘minister for everything’ as PM

The lack of transparency around former prime minister Scott Morrison secretly assuming power over a range of government portfolios is extraordinary, Sky News host Chris Kenny says.

Mr Morrison secretly swore himself into additional portfolios during the pandemic which included health, finance and resources portfolios.

“Now you might be able to make a case for this doubling up of responsibility in a crisis – it’s a big ask in my view,” Mr Kenny said.

“There still is a fundamental principle that has been completely ignored here – transparency.

“It is always unwise to give…

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