Clive behind Qld challenge: Swan

FEDERAL Treasurer Wayne Swan has blamed the influence of billionaire Queenslander Clive Palmer for the state’s decision to join Fortescue Metals Group’s High Court challenge against the Minerals Resource Rent Tax.

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It’s understood the Queensland Liberal National Party will join FMG in the legal fight against the tax.

FMG confirmed the High Court challenge last month.