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Dunne Welcomes New Roles

Dunne Welcomes New Roles

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne is welcoming his new role as Minister of Internal Affairs, and his return as Associate Minister of Health and Conservation.

"I am very much looking to returning to the Internal Affairs portfolio (which I last held 18 years ago) and to picking up the threads again of my roles in the Health and Conservation portfolios.

"Internal Affairs covers a range of diverse responsibilities, including working with the Government Chief Information Officer in the modernisation and upgrading of the Government's IT services, and in particular ensuring proper protection for privacy and security of personal information," he says.

Mr Dunne says UnitedFuture has worked well with the National-led government since 2008 to provide stable government, as it did with the Labour-led administration between 2002 and 2008, and he is pleased the Prime Minister has acknowledged that in his statements today.


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