New Zealand First Statement On SSC Release
19 December, 2001
New Zealand First
Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters has made the following
“We have received a copy of a letter from the
Sate Services Commissioner to the Minister of Defence, Mark
Burton. We appreciate that further investigation is
warranted, as the letter suggests, and at this time we
appreciate the level of seriousness of these investigations
which are not yet completed.
“Clearly a party, or parties,
is not telling the truth and the Commissioner has plainly
made that point.
“What is not in dispute is that Ron
Mark’s personal military records were accessed, then
non-military personnel saw this information, in one case a
Public Relations firm that has a record of working for the
“We intend to press on with this matter.
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