THE Greens are standing out against the bipartisan consensus that tax cuts are needed for middle and lower income earners. They are ruling out supporting all the budget’s tax relief, and say they are also opposed […]
“As part of the ALP vetting process, I disclosed that my mother was a British citizen, born in Ecuador to British parents, who were temporarily working in Ecuador,” the former Chief Minister says.
“The circumstances of my mother’s birth and citizenship were investigated. As a result of these investigations it was determined that I had not obtained Ecuadorian citizenship by descent from my mother.”
Senator Gallagher says the the 2008 Ecuadorian constitution that offers citizenship by descent was not in effect when her mother was born in 1943.