Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 


Gerry Brownlee becomes National Deputy Leader

Gerry Brownlee MP National Party Deputy Leader

18 November 2003

Gerry Brownlee becomes National Deputy Leader

Ilam MP Gerry Brownlee has been voted unopposed into the job of Deputy Leader at a National Party Caucus meeting today.

"I'm delighted and looking forward to the challenges of the new job, helping to mould our new team.

"We're now focussing on the task at hand, which is tackling this Labour Government with renewed energy.

"I'm committed to helping make sure Don Brash becomes the next Prime Minister of our great country, because New Zealanders are becoming increasingly sick of Labour's constant social engineering.

"They want what National wants; freedom of choice, personal responsibility and one standard of citizenship.

"I believe they want a Government that's not driven by ideological agendas and one that drives economic growth," says Mr Brownlee.

"National is back on its feet and we're determined to bring Labour to its knees," says Mr Brownlee.

Ends


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Wellington: Predator Free Capital Plan

Wellington City Council (WCC), the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) and NEXT Foundation, today announced a joint collaboration to make Wellington the first Predator Free capital city in the world. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Judith Collins’ Efforts At Self Correction

Thousands of prisoners currently in prison may be entitled to an earlier release than expected – and compensation – because Corrections has incorrectly calculated their term of imprisonment. Unless of course, the government buries its mistakes by changing the law and retro-actively getting itself off the hook… More>>

ALSO:

More Justice & Corrections

Sector Opposes Bill: Local Government Bill Timeframe Extended

The Minister of Local Government Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has asked the Select Committee to extend the report back date for the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2). More>>

ALSO:

Breed Laws Don’t Work: Vets On New National Dog Control Plan

It is pleasing therefore to see Louise Upston Associate Minister for Local Government calling for a comprehensive solution... However, relying on breed specific laws to manage dog aggression will not work. More>>

ALSO:

Not Waiting On Select Committee: Green Party Releases Medically-Assisted Dying Policy

“Adults with a terminal illness should have the right to choose a medically assisted death,” Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said. “The Green Party does not support extending assisted dying to people who aren't terminally ill because we can’t be confident that this won't further marginalise the lives of people with disabilities." More>>

ALSO:

General Election Review: Changes To Electoral Act Introduced

More effective systems in polling places and earlier counting of advanced votes are on their way through proposed changes to our electoral laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news