Neil Thomson (politician)

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Neil Thomson

MLC
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for Mining and Pastoral Region
Assumed office
22 May 2021
Personal details
Born (1963-01-27) 27 January 1963 (age 58)
Opotiki, New Zealand
Political party Liberal

Neil Thomson (born 27 January 1963) [1] is an Australian politician.

At the 2021 Western Australian state election, Thomson was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council as the only Liberal member for Mining and Pastoral. [2]

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References

  1. "Hon. Neil Thomson MLC". Parliament of Western Australia.
  2. "Mining and Pastoral Region Results - Western Australia Election 2021 guide | WA Votes". ABC News. Retrieved 5 April 2021.