John Barilaro withdraws from hearing of trade role inquiry, citing ill health

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Former deputy premier was scheduled to face second day of questioning over his appointment to senior New York trade job

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Former New South Wales deputy premier John Barilaro has pulled out of his much-anticipated second appearance before a parliamentary inquiry probing his appointment to a New York trade job.

Barilaro had been due to face a second grilling before the committee on Friday, after a series of revelations surrounding his appointment to the plum job as well as a separate saga involving the sacking of former fair trading minister Eleni Petinos.

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