tweeted in support of Lord Mayor of Sydney and State MP for Sydney Clover Moore, urging her to ''hang in there'' after the NSW Government announced new legislation to prevent MP's holding positions on local councils. While Mrs Moore claims the changes are aimed at her, they will actually hit more Liberal MP's. In the process, Oakeshott accused NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell of ''attacking'' Mrs Moore. Mrs Moore who has become infamous for ripping up roads and putting down unpopular bike paths. As the Daily Telegraph reported, the $76 million green elephant was being ignored by cyclists
Mrs Moore is also a well-known member of the far-left. She introduced a bill to allow gay adoption, opposes uranium mining and has held a forum using ratepayers money in support of a carbon dioxide tax and wants Sydney to cut emissions by 70% by 2030.