Honeymoon’s over McBride

COMMUNITY SUPPORT: Almost 100 community members turned out at the Millicent Football Club on Friday night to have their say on shop trading hours. In a show of hands following the event, audience members overwhelmingly voted in support of continuing Millicent’s regulated retail hours.

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OUR VIEW: Millicent shop trading hours

MEMBER for MacKillop Nick McBride has reiterated his intention to vote with the Liberal Party to deregulate shop trading hours despite an overwhelming community push to cross the floor.

The incumbent faced a crowd of close to 100 politically engaged residents on Friday night for the SA-Best shop trading hours forum, telling the audience crossing the floor would make no difference to the legislation passing in the lower house.

Mr McBride’s refusal to split from his party to support the community’s wishes was met with jeers from


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