'Opt out or be cut out': top public servant on leakers

'Opt out or be cut out': top public servant on leakers
The new government is repealing the Fair Pay Agreements legislation before the first FPA is in force. (Image: John Weekes)
Pattrick Smellie
One of the government’s most senior communications managers has hit out at the impact that a cascade of leaked information is having on the relationship between the public service and the new government.If public servants were leaking because they disagreed with the new government, they “should opt out or be cut out”, said Catherine Delore, head of communications at Te Whatu Ora.“I am deeply disappointed and frustrated to read about leaks of Cabinet papers and suggestions that [it]  is happening from within the publ...

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