The leader of a key trade union in the building and construction industry in Australia has called on the Abbott government to investigate ‘slush funds’ linked to the LNP.

In a statement released on Wednesday, Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) Construction Secretary Dave Noonan expressed concern that the narrow terms of the Royal Commission appear to exclude slush funds related to the LNP, and said that if Tony Abbott was serious about dealing with corruption, it’s Royal…