Lotteries Commission To Review Travel Practices
The Minister of Internal Affairs, Jack Elder, has asked the
Presiding member of the Lotteries Commission, Geoff
Thompson, to review the Commission's travel practices and
report back to him by the end of October.
In a 30-minute
meeting at Parliament today Mr Elder told Mr Thompson it was
inappropriate in most cases for spouses' travel to be paid
for by the Commission.
He also asked Mr Thompson to
review the numbers of Lotteries Commission representatives
attending conferences. Five commission members or staff, not
including spouses, attended a recent conference in
Mr Elder also discussed with Mr Thompson the
consultations that took place with the State Services
Commission over the employment package for the Commission's
Chief Executive, David Bale, who has since resigned and the
process for finding his successor.
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