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FULL COVERAGE: Katherine Rich Sacked From Welfare

FULL COVERAGE: Katherine Rich Sacked From Welfare

Dr Don's Orewa Oratory Loses Him Another Spokeswoman

Rising Nat. Star Rich Sacked From Welfare Role – National Party Leader, Don Brash, today explained why the fine-tuning of his party's election year line up included demoting Katherine Rich from the opposition front benches. See... Dr Don Brash Explains How To Fine Tune An MP and NEWSFLASH: Rich Replaced By Collins In Welfare

- Don Brash - Brash fine-tunes National line-up
- Katherine Rich - Katherine Rich on reshuffle
- Judith Collins - Judith Collins plans a fight for our kids
- Paul Hutchison - Hutchison to take Labour to task over health

- Govt. - National takes a jump to the right and Divide between National MPs widens
- ACT - Only ACT can ensure welfare reform
- Progressives - National punishes honesty on welfare
- Greens - Brash not fit to lead
See also... STORY OF THE WEEK: Orewa II

FLASHBACK: - National - Don Brash appoints new Maori Affairs spokesman & Reaction - Govt., Progressives & NZ First

National's New Welfare Spokeswoman Under Fire - This is the full text of the speech by Judith Collins that has led to some debate between Ms Collins and Minister of Social Welfare, Steve Maharey, The speech is available on Ms Collins website. See... Judith Collins Speech -Clevedon Lions Nov 2002
- Judith Collins - Maharey says anything to hide his inaction
- Steve Maharey - Judith Collins off to a bad start

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