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Victorian Liberal MPs vote to expel Moira Deeming



Victorian Liberal MPs have voted to expel Moira Deeming from the party room.

Deeming, who is the member for the state's Western Metropolitan Region, will now become an independent MP in the upper house.

Opposition Leader John Pesutto had tabled plans from as early as March to expel Deeming over her attendance at a rally co-opted by neo-Nazi figures.

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Deeming had threatened to sue Pesutto last week after he didn't make a statement refuting the Nazi affiliation claims she alleges were made against her.

On Saturday she walked back that threat, claiming she had never planned to sue the Liberal Party, before yesterday renewing it by filing a defamation concerns notice with Pesutto's office.

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