Facebook banning MPs is contempt of parliament: Craig Kelly

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
May 14 2021 - 6:00pm
Member for Hughes Craig Kelly. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Speaker of the House of Representatives Tony Smith will soon rule whether to proceed with a request to hold Facebook in contempt of parliament for banning an MP from its platforms.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.