New South Wales MP Andrew Constance has confirmed he will quit state politics to run at the next federal election.
- Andrew Constance’s announcement comes two days after Gladys Berejiklian’s resignation
- Last year he mounted a failed bid to transition to federal politics
- The Health Minister praised his work, saying he sacrificed a lot of himself for his community
The Transport and Roads Minister said it was heartbreaking to see what happened to Gladys Berejiklian — “one of the most incredible Premiers the state has ever had”— but with her resignation comes change.
“I’m part of that change, and I want to indicate after months of speculation I will be putting my name forward for local Liberal preselection for the seat of Gilmore with an eye to moving to federal parliament,” Mr Constance said.
“I know how tough this period is for Glad but I just want to say ‘thank you’, and I know a lot of people around the state are sad with…