Peter Hall to quit politics

Standing down: Eastern Victoria MLC Peter Hall will not seek re-election at the November election.

Standing down: Eastern Victoria MLC Peter Hall will not seek re-election at the November election.

EASTERN Victoria MLC Peter Hall will quit politics at the November election.

He announced his intention to not re-contest the seat last Thursday evening.

“After more than 25 years as the Member for Gippsland Province and more recently Eastern Victoria Region, I feel that it is time I give more of my time to family and interests outside of Parliament,” Mr Hall said.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in Parliament and in particular the last three years as a Minister of the Crown. It has been a great honour to serve both the electorate of Eastern Victoria and the wider community as part of my ministerial duties.

“I am extremely grateful for the support of my constituents throughout the seven terms of Parliament in which I have been elected to serve. I would also like to thank the Nationals for their endorsement over those 25 years and for the leadership of the party throughout that time, particularly our current leader Peter Ryan.

“I also wish to thank Ted Baillieu and Denis Napthine for the opportunity to be part of their ministerial teams and I offer my ongoing support in the lead up to the November election.”


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