'There's a lot of rough and tumble in politics. That just comes with the territory. There are real clashes of values being argued over. Differences are not just unavoidable - they are essential to democracy. Our society is better for it.'
'I look for the common good - that's what excites me.'
'Governments and politicians must take responsibility for protecting and promoting people's best interests in a more substantial and sophisticated way. This includes recognising that economic, social and environmental interests are complementary - rather than competing - policy goals.'
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