Sean Plunket to chair Labour Party Leadership Debate
28 AUGUST 2013
Saturday 9:30 ---
Sunday now at 10:00
Sean Plunket to chair Labour
Party Leadership Debate
Radio Live host and
former "Nation" presenter, Sean Pluinket will be back on the
show this weekend to chair our debate between the contenders
for the Labour party Leadership. The debate comes just hours
before the candidates head off round the country for their
formal debates in front of party members.
It will feature
David Cunliffe, Shane Jones and Grant Robertson for half an
hour with Sean.
Sean is filling in for Rachel for the enxt
three weeks while takes a break. But chairing Labour
leadership debates is becoming a habit for Sean.
November 2011, he chaired our debate between David Cunliffe
and David Shearer when Mr Shearer won the
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