Q+A - Sunday 10 August: Epsom, Christchurch Central
Q+A This Week
SUNDAY 10 AUGUST
AT 9.00AM ON TV ONE
The results of our
Q+A Colmar Brunton snap poll in the Epsom Electorate –
who’s taken the lead? Do voters like the deal between
National and ACT?
For the first time, all the leading
candidates for Epsom line up for a debate, hosted by
Rachel Smalley – National’s
Paul Goldsmith, ACT’s David
Seymour, Labour’s Michael Wood,
Green’s Julie Anne Genter and
Conservative’s Christine Rankin.
report by Dita de Boni on the campaign for
Christchurch Central – can Labour win back the former safe
Our panel: Dr Raymond Miller,
Michelle Boag and Tim
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David Cunliffe And
The Future Of The
David Cunliffe met with the press today after Saturday’s disappointing election result for The Labour Party.
“We are all deeply concerned by the result of our party vote. I want to be clear that I, as leader, am responsible for that result” Cunliffe said. Although he called the results “deeply disappointing” Cunliffe said “the voters are always right”.
He felt that Labour needed to make improvements and take action: “We don’t need months to get feedback from members of the public, we've had a lot over the past 48 hours”. More>>
Update: After a seven hour caucus meeting David Cunliffe has announced Chris Hipkins and Carmel Sepuloni as new party whips and said the Labour council will hold an independent review into the election result. He did not comment on any leadership vote.