David Parker appointed to acting Economic Development role
21 November 2012
Parker appointed to acting Economic Development
Labour Leader David Shearer has today appointed
Labour’s Finance spokesperson David Parker to the position
of acting Economic Development spokesperson.
has been reallocated as a result of the demotion of MP David
Cunliffe yesterday. A decision about a permanent appointment
to the role will be made in due
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David Cunliffe And
The Future Of The
David Cunliffe met with the press today after Saturday’s disappointing election result for The Labour Party.
“We are all deeply concerned by the result of our party vote. I want to be clear that I, as leader, am responsible for that result” Cunliffe said. Although he called the results “deeply disappointing” Cunliffe said “the voters are always right”.
He felt that Labour needed to make improvements and take action: “We don’t need months to get feedback from members of the public, we've had a lot over the past 48 hours”. More>>
Update: After a seven hour caucus meeting David Cunliffe has announced Chris Hipkins and Carmel Sepuloni as new party whips and said the Labour council will hold an independent review into the election result. He did not comment on any leadership vote.