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Gladstone MP denies rumours she's quitting state politics

Gladstone MP Liz Cunningham.
Gladstone MP Liz Cunningham. Luka Kauzlaric

INDEPENDENT State MP Liz Cunningham has vehemently denied speculation that she intends to resign, forcing a by-election.

A Brisbane media outlet on Monday reported they believed Ms Cunningham may look to step down from the role in early 2014, which would lead to a by-election being called in her Gladstone electorate.

She said there was no truth to the rumour she was looking at stepping away from politics.

"There's nothing to it. I take very seriously calling a by-election," she said.

"I can understand it for ill health or family emergencies, that's fine, but pulling the pin for no reason is not."

Topics:  gladstone, liz cunningham, politics, queensland parliament




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