Australia

Treasurer dismisses MP citizenship report

Deputy Liberal leader Josh Frydenberg is unperturbed by a new legal report suggesting dozens of politicians could be disqualified from federal parliament.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has dismissed suggestions dozens of federal parliamentarians could be ensnared in a fresh citizenship crisis.

A new report by Murdoch University academics claims up to 26 politicians could be disqualified from sitting over their "right to abode" in the UK.

"We don't have any concerns about any Liberal member or senator. These issues were dealt with comprehensively in the last parliament," Mr Frydenberg told reporters in Melbourne on Wednesday.

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