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[28 Feb 2008 | Comments Off on Conservatives must unite to survive | 1,121 views ]

FOR years I have been arguing that the only hope the conservatives have of defeating Labor in Queensland is a single united party.
I have also argued that the recently re-elected National Party leader Lawrence Springborg, who at age 21 was the youngest person to take a seat in Queensland Parliament, is far and away the most talented of the state’s conservative MPs.
First elected to the one-house Queensland Parliament in 1989, the member for Southern Downs was Queensland’s youngest cabinet minister when in 1998, aged 29, he became minister for natural …