Queensland’s Liberal National Party has blocked backbencher Andrew Laming from recontesting the Brisbane seat of Bowman in the next federal election.
- Federal backbencher Andrew Laming will not contest the seat of Bowman
- The Applicant Review Committee recommended the rejection of Dr Laming’s application
- Dr Laming is on leave for empathy training over harassment allegations
A party spokesperson said Dr Laming’s candidacy for preselection was denied after he met with the party’s Applicant Review Committee (ARC) on Monday.
“The LNP’s State Executive has accepted the ARC’s recommendation that Dr Laming not proceed as a candidate and has reopened nominations for the seat of Bowman,” he said.
Last month, Dr Laming announced he…