MP Aaron Gilmore apologises
MP Aaron Gilmore
National List MP Aaron Gilmore is this
morning apologising to staff and patrons at the Heritage
Hotel Hanmer Springs following a dinner he attended there on
Saturday 27 April.
“As a group of diners our behaviour
was at times boisterous and I sincerely apologise for any
offence this may have caused any staff and/or patrons,” Mr
“I intend to convey my apologies on behalf
of the group to hotel staff, and understand that Members of
Parliament should uphold, and be seen to uphold, the highest
of standards at all times.
“On this occasion I believe
as a group, our behaviour fell short of this mark, and I
should have recognised this at the time.
“I also plan to
pass my apologies on to the Prime Minister for failing to
meet the standards I believe National MPs should
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