Shipley the Doyenne of Golden Handshakes
Wednesday, 26 January 2000, 6:31 pm
Press Release: New Zealand Government
26 January 2000
Shipley the doyenne of golden
Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the
Leader of the Opposition appeared to have a fit of amnesia
about the nature of 'golden handshakes'.
handshakes were Mrs Shipley's government's stock in trade.
Under her government, they took the form of people that the
government wanted to be rid of getting payments calculated
on the basis of their full legal entitlement, taking them
through till the end of their contractual term.