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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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
“We hope that women’s issues will become prominent during election year and that all political parties will commit to policies that promote gender equity in New Zealand,” Ms Kedgley said.
“While women have made enormous progress in the last few decades, violence against women continues unabated and many women and girls suffer from discrimination and disadvantage around the world. More>>