Todd Barclay is one of National’s worst MP’s, who made a mess of the party apparatus he inherited from Bill English. (Labour’s Liz Craig would have been ten times the MP Barclay was.) No surprise that Barclay is facing a selection challenge:
Ex-investment man challenges Barclay as MP
National MP Todd Barclay is facing a selection challenge in the Clutha-Southland electorate from a former top funds manager who worked in London, Singapore and Hong Kong.
His challenger is Simon Flood (52), a former Merrill Lynch funds manager who lives in Queenstown.
Mr Barclay (26) is a former Philip Morris tobacco company employee. …
Ex Philip Morris tobacco vs. Merrill Lynch banker – lucky Clutha-Southland!