Give It A Break George – Bob Simcock
Hamilton West MP, Bob Simcock, has called on Labour's Police
Spokesperson, George Hawkins, to stop playing crude
politics with the Police Service.
George Hawkins has
attacked Police Commissioner Doone over an unauthorised
commitment to spend $20 million on INCIS.
has had the same briefings as I have on this subject." Mr
Simcock said, "he knows that Commissioner Doone believed
that he had the authority to do the deal he did."
knows that the Audit Office considered the breach to be more
technical than serious".
"He knows that his comment in
general was a gross distortion of the facts."
the potential cost of the project, Commissioner Doone
stopped a bad situation from getting worse."
"Give it a
break George. You're not helping the Police and I doubt
you're even winning votes!" Mr Simcock concluded.
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