Scott Morrison lost on the way to the Liberal party hall

The former Prime Minister was caught making a clumsy mistake after returning to Parliament.

Former prime minister Scott Morrison seemed to get lost in parliament as he chose the new Liberal leader.

Mr Morrison was twice forced to face the media as he headed towards a vote to decide the future of the party.

Ignoring reporters’ questions about what went wrong in his election defeat, Mr Morrison continued ahead of the group in the wrong direction.

Shortly after, he returned to walk back down the correct hallway to where the voting was taking place.

During his awkward course correction, Mr Morrison was asked if he would agree to Mr Dutton taking his place.

“It’s for the village hall; I can’t wait to talk to my colleagues,” Mr. Morrison replied.

Following a party vote, former Defense Minister Peter Dutton was nominated as the next leader of the Liberal Party, unopposed.

Former environment minister Sussan Ley has been elected as an MP.

Leaving the meeting, Mr Morrison praised the new Liberal leadership and said he would give his ‘full support’ as a backbench MP.

“They are incredibly experienced, well-versed, deeply, deeply committed Australians both to the liberal cause and of course to the cause of the nation,” he said.

Mr Morrison acknowledged the absence of former treasurer Josh Frydenberg, who lost his seat in the Kooyong electorate to independent Monique Ryan.

“My dear friend Josh Frydenberg, we are all very sad that he couldn’t be with us today and Josh was given a huge round of applause,” he said.

“It has been a great privilege to lead the Federal Liberal Party and I turn the floor over to Peter and Sussan and wish them all the best.

Originally published as ScoMo’s embarrassing wrong turn on last day as Liberal leader

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