Perth: Disgraced former MP Barry Urban to face trial after pleading not guilty

Former WA Labor MP Barry Urban. Picture: AAP Image/Richard Wainwright).
Former WA Labor MP Barry Urban. Picture: AAP Image/Richard Wainwright).

DISGRACED former West Australian Labor MP Barry Urban has pleaded not guilty to all 12 charges against him, including five counts of giving false evidence before a parliamentary committee.

Urban, 49, has also been charged with five counts of uttering a forged record, and one count each of attempted fraud and forging a record related to information allegedly provided in WA Police Force applications.

He appeared for the second time in Perth Magistrates Court on Wednesday, entered the pleas and had his bail extended, and is next due to appear in court on January 23.

More to come.