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Covid conspiracy theorist MP Craig Kelly RESIGNS

Rogue Liberal MP Craig Kelly QUITS the party but will stay in parliament – freeing him to push extreme conspiracy theories on Covid and climate change

Craig Kelly has resigned from the Liberal Party but will remain in Parliament as an independent MP for Hughes. 

Mr Kelly has caused outrage over the past few months by promoting unproven drugs to treat Covid-19 and calling into the question the safety of vaccines. 

He also denies climate change.

Mr Kelly announced his resignation at a party room meeting on Tuesday morning, telling colleagues he would still support the government on controversial legislation. 

Member for Hughes Craig Kelly and Member for Sydney Tanya Plibersek clashed in Parliament on Wednesday morning