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Sussan Ley, Jane Hume loom as Liberal deputy options amid internal fight over party's direction

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
May 24 2022 - 2:00pm
Former superannuation minister Jane Hume is one of the favourites to become the next Liberal deputy leader. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Members of the Liberals' decimated moderate faction are swinging in behind Melbourne-based senator Jane Hume to become the party's deputy leader, as it reels from the loss of a swag of heartland seats to progressive female independents.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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