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Question Time - Norman versus Key

Russel Norman probed John Key on dirty politics links in Question Time yesterday – see previous post Key does a Runner from attempted Norman conquest… 2,050 more words


Key does a Runner from attempted Norman conquest

When Russel Norman questioned John Key about contact with blogger Cameron Slater in Parliament yesterday Key did a Road Runner.

It was inevitable that “dirty politics’ would be raised early in the new Parliament and Norman laid into Key in the first Question Time of the term yesterday. 501 more words


Terrorism In Ottawa, Parliament Hill Lock-down

Shots rang out first thing this morning on Canada’s Parliament Hill in what is being called the second terrorist attack Canada has suffered in 48-hours time; the first being the… 407 more words


Question Time flop #2 - Ron Mark

Ron Mark has returned to Parliament after a six year absence. He had previously been an NZ First MP from 1996-2008 and has been touted as a potential successor to Winston Peters as party leader. 1,209 more words


Question Time flop #1 - Winston Peters

In the new Parliament’s question time today Winston Peters began his quest to establish himself as the leader of the Opposition with a weak line of questioning that John Key easily rebuffed. 540 more words


The Consumer Rights Bill reaches final stages

The Consumer Rights Bill is being discussed in the House of Lords for the first time today (13 October).

In its final stages, the Consumer Rights Bill… 400 more words


It's party time – why party conferences matter to TSI

While you’re enjoying a nice Saturday morning tea, the TSI policy team will be on its way to Manchester for the Labour Conference. Melissa Dring, policy and parliamentary executive, explains why attending party conferences are a priority for TSI. 465 more words

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