NSW government lost its majority over a Nationals MP resignation

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The NSW government has lost its majority after MP Michael Johnsen resigned. Image by sv1ambo on Flickr

The New South Wales coalition lost its majority late on Wednesday night after Nationals MP, Michael Johnson resigned as parliamentary secretary and moved to the cross bench.

It came after Mr Johnson, MP for the Upper Hunter revealed he was the MP under investigation by NSW Police child abuse and sex crimes squad over an assault allegation against a sex worker in the Blue Mountains in September 2019, which he denies.

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