Andrew Little warns Key's replacement Labour 'ready to go'

Edwin Mitson
Mon, 05 Dec 2016

By Edwin Mitson & Sophie Boot Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Opposition leader Andrew Little has praised John Key's contribution to the government of New Zealand, but warned his successor that Labour is "ready to go" whoever is appointed.  Key stepped down as prime minister in a surprise announcement this lunchtime, citing family reasons. He'll be replaced at a caucus meeting next Monday, with Finance Minister Bill English the favourite to get the role.  Little acknowledged Key's contribution to government and the impact of the role on the pr...

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