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NEWSFLASH: David Parker Resigns As Attorney Gen.

David Parker has resigned from the position of Attorney General in the Cabinet. He keeps his other cabinet positions. The resignation was announced around 20 minutes ago at Parliament.

Scoop will provide audio of his and the Prime Ministers Press Conferences shortly.

The resignation was prompted by a story in Investigate Magazine by investigative journalist Ian Wishart.

Last year Wishart made certain that John Tamihere wouldn't be returning to cabinet when he published a transcript of an full and frank interview with the former maverick Labour MP.

LISTEN TO KEY AUDIO FROM BREAKING STORY:

  • Scoop Audio. STREAM - PM's Press Conference Announcing Resignation (19 Mins) - DOWNLOAD .mp3
  • Scoop Audio. STREAM – David Parker Press Conference Explaining Resignation (17 Mins) - DOWNLOAD .mp3
  • FULL COVERAGE:

    Investigate Claims Another Labour Scalp - David Parker Resigns As AG

    Prime Minister Helen Clark today said she had accepted the resignation of David Parker from his position as Attorney-General. Mr Parker accepts that he made mistakes in filing annual returns to the Companies Office. PM accepts David Parker’s resignation as AG &NEWSFLASH: David Parker Resigns As Attorney Gen. MORE:
  • Investigate Magazine - Attorney-General caught filing false declarations
  • ACT - Attorney-General David Parker Must Stand Down
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