Anderton Welcomes Auditor's Report
Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton welcomed the
Auditor-General's report clearing Phillida Bunkle of any
"I am very pleased, but not surprised, with
the finding. The Auditor has concluded that Phillida Bunkle
acted honestly and reasonably on appropriate advice at all
times in claiming the Wellington Accommodation
"His conclusion is based on an extensive
examination of the issues."
Jim Anderton has discussed the
report with Phillida Bunkle. They are now awaiting the
report of the Registrar of
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