ELECTION 2020: Lees-Galloway sacked; funds use to be checked

ELECTION 2020: Lees-Galloway sacked; funds use to be checked
Gavin Evans
Ministerial Services is to be asked to establish whether any public funds may have been used to sustain a relationship that former Workplace Relations Minister Iain Lees-Galloway had with a former staff member. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has sacked Lees-Galloway, citing the “entirely inappropriate” relationship and the poor judgement she said he had shown in sustaining that relationship over a period of 12 months. Ardern said she had asked whether there had been any financial impropriety connected with the relationship and had been adv...

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