Baird government hands Mike Gallacher a $20k promotion

By Sean Nicholls
Updated November 25 2016 - 9:08pm, first published 8:34pm
Mike Gallacher has been promoted to head a parliamentary committee.
Premier Mike Baird declared Mr Gallacher was not welcome to rejoin the Liberals. Photo: Daniel Munoz

He remains officially barred from the parliamentary Liberal Party after the corruption watchdog found he tried to evade political donations laws, but former police minister Mike Gallacher has been cut a break by the Baird government.