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Resignation of Hon Ruth Dyson

31 October 2000 Media Statement

Resignation of Hon Ruth Dyson


Ruth Dyson has done the responsible thing in offering her resignation, Deputy Prime Minister and Alliance leader Jim Anderton said today.

"Ruth Dyson has been a very capable Minister who was well-respected by all of her colleagues for hard work and straight shooting.

"Her contribution to the Labour-Alliance coalition was valuable, and I pay tribute to her on behalf of my Alliance colleagues.

"Her decision to resign from the Executive in the circumstances will help to restore some respect among a public disillusioned that politicians in the past have not always done the right thing when they should have," Jim Anderton said.

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