Pages tagged "Shadow Leader of the House"

  • Urgency for Māori Wards Bill a disgrace

    The Government’s tawdry use of urgency for the legislation to make it easier for Councils to establish Māori wards at a local authority level is disgraceful and hypocritical given Labour’s constant admonitions against the use of urgency when in Opposition, Shadow Leader of the House Chris Bishop says.

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  • Mounting costs to taxpayer mean Mallard must go

    The bombshell revelation that Speaker Trevor Mallard’s defamation case could cost taxpayers even more than the $333,641.70 it has already is further evidence he must resign, National’s Shadow Leader of the House Chris Bishop says.

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  • National will hold the Speaker to account

    The National Party will call Speaker of the House Trevor Mallard before a Select Committee this week to answer questions about the more than $330,000 of taxpayer dollars spent on settling a legal dispute he created, National’s Shadow Leader of the House Chris Bishop says.

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