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MPs Spouses Seek Legal Advice On Allegations

Published: Tue 20 Mar 2001 11:04 AM
The spouses of two National MPs are taking legal advice about incorrect statements Education Minister Trevor Mallard made about them in the House last week, Deputy Leader Bill English and MP Max Bradford said today.
"Last Thursday (15 March), Mr Mallard faxed information to persons outside Parliament on our wives, which was utterly incorrect. The material entitled 'Members Families' also suggested that the Minister of Education was gathering information to use against opposition MPs and their families.
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