Opinion

Big problems for a knight and a dame

Brian Gaynor
Sat, 10 Apr 2021

Big problems for a knight and a dame
Brian Gaynor
Sat, 10 Apr 2021
Recent legal problems have shone spotlights on the personalities and careers of Sir Ron Brierley and Dame Jenny Shipley.These issues have also raised questions about their judgement.Reports from Australia indicate that Brierley has adopted a relatively casual approach towards his possession of child sex abuse material, an attitude that seems to be consistent with his personality.Brierley has always been relatively unemotional and restrained; he hasn’t demonstrated enormous passion. He is a great cricket supporter, but one can’t imag...

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