According to the Telegraph’s report, Pearce had to be sent home, too drunk to continue in parliament, after being granted a “pair” by the opposition last Thursday.
“I’ve made it clear to Mr Pearce if this behaviour is repeated, he won’t be part of my team,” according to a statement issued by O’Farrell, reported by the Telegraph this morning.
Pearce said he’d attended a liberal party fundraiser in Parliament House earlier in the evening in question, and only had a few drinks.
“It’s not true (that I was drunk). I had a couple of drink[s],” he told The Daily Telegraph.
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