Hanson's One Nation party
proposes anti-Islamic policies including a ban on Muslim immigration, and a royal commission into Islam.
was the narrative that the Conservative Party was this one nation party
caring about those who don't even necessarily vote for it, who may never vote for it," he said.
He described the "desperate search for savings" and spoke of his desire for the Tories to be "a One Nation party
that cares about even those who don't vote for us."
Even Conservative MPs understood this was a gross injustice that made a mockery of their claims to be a One Nation party
A lower minimum wage for young workers applied from its onset but that gap will widen and undermine government claims to be a one nation party
Pauline Hanson, founder of the anti-immigration One Nation party
who rose to prominence in the 1990s, has also thrown herself back in the ring, saying Australians deserve better than "selfish, dysfunctional, egotistical political parties".
The report also said that may well-informed Indians linked the student crisis to the White Australia policy, the anti-immigration rhetoric of the One Nation party
, the wrongful imprisonment of Indian-born doctor Mohamed Haneef, and political controversies over asylum seekers and unauthorised arrivals, adding that this may be contributing to the pessimistic view of Australia as a welcoming country.
WITH the Tory party coming third in the Eastleigh by-election it is clear they have forfeited the mantle of the one nation party
I don't think there is a representation for our culture, our way of life, our standard of living." Hanson, 58, shot to fame in the 1990s when she ditched her fish and chip shop to represent a Queensland state electorate in the national parliament, forming the anti-immigration and trade protectionist One Nation party
. She lost her seat in 1998 and subsequent attempts to win office failed, including a 2007 run for a national Senate seat in which she campaigned for an end to immigration by Muslims to protect "Australian culture".
Ending his speech to applause, he said: "This is what it means to be a One Nation party
caring for all.
Hanson, who subsequently formed the One Nation Party
, stated in her maiden parliamentary speech that " a multicultural country can never be a strong country", and supported it with a number of widely publicised remarks about Asians not assimilating with the rest of the population.
* It is noteworthy that the One Nation Party
dropped out of the analysis in 2004 because there was a dramatic decline in its primary vote, whereas at the 2001 election there were 97 polling booths where it gained 20 per cent or more of the primary vote.