Labour sitting on another time bomb

Published: Thu 15 Sep 2005 01:06 PM
Bill English MP National Party Education Spokesman
15 September 2005
Labour sitting on another time bomb
"The unreleased Auditor General's report into Te Wananga o Aotearoa is another political time bomb for Labour," says National Party Education spokesman Bill English.
The Auditor- General's inquiries into the wananga began in September last year.
"Despite a year in the making, this report is yet to see the light of day.
"Like Treasury's student loan costings, this report is likely to contain information that is extremely damaging to Labour. It's no wonder that its release has been delayed.
"Trevor Mallard has also yet to make good on his promise that he would make a decision about replacing Te Wananga o Aotearoa's council with a commissioner 'before the election'.
"In case Mr Mallard is not aware, the election is on Saturday. I expect to hear from him before then," says Mr English.

Next in New Zealand politics

Food Prices Climb Taking Kiwis Backwards
By: New Zealand National Party
Have Your Say On The Future Of Inter-regional Passenger Rail In New Zealand
By: Transport and Infrastructure Committee
Sam Uffindell Stood Down Pending Investigation
By: New Zealand National Party
Tax Break To Boost Long-term Rental Supply
By: New Zealand Government
NZ Migrant Arrivals Hit Lowest Mark Since 1990s
By: New Zealand National Party
Abuse Revelations Leave No Choice But To Overhaul RSE Scheme
By: Green Party
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILE © Scoop Media