Comment on Electoral Commission case
4 December 2013
Comment on Electoral Commission
Labour has today been advised the Electoral
Commission has referred a tweet I made on Saturday to the
Police, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.
this is a routine part of the Commission’s process.
will be co-operating fully with any inquiry and won’t be
making any further statement on this matter as it is now
part of a formal process,” David Cunliffe
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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.
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