'We've been dudded,' David Pocock vows to fix ACT's 'gross underspend'

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated May 8 2022 - 10:31pm, first published 7:30pm
ACT Independent Senate candidate David Pocock. Picture: James Croucher

Independent candidate David Pocock has pledged, if elected, to put an "ACT lens" over every piece of legislation that comes his way after pointing to budget analysis showing the territory "dudded" with spending over the past five years when compared to the rest of the country.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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