Written By: - Date published: 8:31 am, October 4th, 2018 - 76 comments
Newshub has been leaked a copy of an email from Paula Bennett sent to National Party staffers advising that the inquiry into who leaked Simon Bridges’s travel expense information now includes them.
Written By: - Date published: 1:50 pm, October 2nd, 2018 - 107 comments
Jami-Lee Ross has announced he will be taking time out for personal health reasons.
Written By: - Date published: 9:03 am, April 29th, 2018 - 32 comments
National has responded to Labour’s ATAP proposal by refusing to accept there is a problem, drumming up anti Auckland resentment in the rest of the country and claiming they would have done the same thing.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, December 16th, 2017 - 67 comments
Jami Lee-Ross wins the award this week for trying to hold up the passage of a law designed to make sure kids get enough to eat just so he could eat his lunch and then throwing the most amazing of temper tantrums when he did not get his way.
Written By: - Date published: 9:55 am, June 14th, 2013 - 83 comments
Key’s government is continuing its attack on workers’ rights, pay, conditions & collective bargaining with Jami-Lee Ross’s ‘Strike Breaking’ Bill. Darien Fenton, the CTU & EPMU say why it is wrong. All parties and MPs should oppose this and other proposed changes to employment law.
Written By: - Date published: 10:22 pm, March 5th, 2011 - 77 comments
So another corrupt Nat minister has gone and Jami-Lee Ross has taken her seat in Botany. What an embarrassing resulting. The majority reduced by 7,000 and Michael Wood reduced the gap from 36% to 28%. Nat strategists will be crapping themselves over the New Citizens’ Party’s result. Considering that Wood had acknowledged from the start […]
Written By: - Date published: 6:10 am, March 5th, 2011 - 53 comments
For obvious reasons the Botany by-election has received very little attention on this blog, or anywhere else in the media. Some are calling it “the byelection everyone forgot”.
Written By: - Date published: 1:45 pm, January 21st, 2011 - 59 comments
The National Party head office have culled the eight people they don’t like and left five to contest Botany.
It’s Maggie Barry vs Jami-Lee Ross and three others.
Written By: - Date published: 10:30 am, December 16th, 2010 - 27 comments
Pansy Wong’s resignation in disgrace makes four ministers and three MPs lost by John Key’s government in two years (and more who have escaped scot-free). Now, we face another by-election – on March 5th, Botany will choose Wong’s successor. Here’s my take on the probable candidates and the party positioning.