“I stress, that I have always maintained that I followed the process and look forward to the results of the review.”
“I think the mere fact that the premier has been open and honest about the process, the minister has been open and transparent about the process … certainly John Barilaro has listened to the community’s concerns and the Parliament’s concerns and has stood back, just goes to show that we are doing democracy the way it should be.”
NSW Transport Minister David Elliott. Source: AAP
CEO of Investment NSW, Amy Brown, said she had been notified Mr Barilaro would pull out of the $500,000 a year role.
“Serious concerns remain about how he got the job and the parliamentary inquiry will continue to pursue those.”
Mr Perrottet has also announced a separate review into the recruitment process, which he expects within weeks.