Drowning in Ministers
ACT Leader Richard Prebble says the Alliance's latest
proposal to create a new Minister of Emergency Services
brings the total of new ministries and commissions
proposed by Labour and the Alliance to 63.
you only need 60 MPs to be the government, under Labour
and the Alliance, who would be the back benchers?" Mr
"Talk about jobs for the boys and girls
- surely this deluge of Ministers would by itself
constitute an emergency!"
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