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Video + Audio + Pics: PM's Presser Monday, 12 December 2011

PM's Press Conference Monday, 12 December 2011


Scoop Video + Audio + Photos: Press conference held today to announce the Cabinet line-up for the incoming Government - Monday, 12 December 2011


By Alastair Thompson


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Prime Minister John Key was back to his genial self at today's Press Conference to announce the incoming Cabinet. See more images below

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CONTENT SUMMARY:
- The PM announced the new Cabinet Lineup (for detail see ... New National-led Administration announced
- He then faced extensive questioning on details/rationale for inclusion, promotion, demotion in the announcement from members of the Press Gallery.
- He was also asked about the allegations of a cover up by Revenue Minister Peter Dunne of public opinion research around alcohol reform. To which he replied that he understood from Mr Dunne that most of the information was already in the public domain.
- He was asked about discussions around a new "memorandum of understanding" with the Green Party and said these had not yet started but that he expected them to do so shortly.
- Asked whether there was likely to be another reshuffle he said the Gallery should not "bet the farm" on their being one, however he was not ruling one out.

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