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Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells insists all migrants must speak English (Collie Mail)

26 January 20140 comments

As citizenship ceremonies and backyard barbecues fire up across the country for Australia Day, a senior government MP has reignited calls for all migrants to speak English.

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, parliamentary secretary for Social Services and from the Liberals’ hard-right faction, told Fairfax that speaking English is not only a personal responsibility, it is ”an obligation to our country”.

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