Dunne refuses to deny being report leaker
January 2014 MEDIA STATEMENT
refuses to deny being report leaker
Internal Affairs spokesperson Trevor Mallard today called on
the Prime Minister to remove responsibility for New Zealand
data security from newly appointed Minister for Internal
Affairs, Peter Dunne.
“In the House today, Peter Dunne
refused to deny being the source of the leak of the draft
Kitteridge report into the Government Communications and
“As Internal Affairs Minister, he is
responsible for the supervision of the Government’s Chief
Information Officer and answerable in the House on the
security of confidential information held by the
“Most New Zealanders including the Prime
Minister, believe Peter Dunne made the Kitteridge report
available to the Dominion Post.
“This is a matter of
ethics and ministerial responsibility, and Peter Dunne does
not make the grade.
“John Key should either remove him
from his ministry or relieve him of his information security
responsibilities,” Trevor Mallard
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