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Resignation of ministerial portfolios - Dyson

31 October 2000 Media Statement

Resignation of ministerial portfolios

Last night, when driving home, I was stopped by the police and failed a breath alcohol test.

I recognise that such behaviour calls into question my ability to continue to hold my ministerial warrants and I have therefore offered the Prime Minister my resignation from all ministerial positions forthwith.

I sincerely regret both my behaviour and the embarrassment this will cause the government


ENDS

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