Disgraced Brierley gives up knighthood

Staff reporters
Tue, 04 May 2021

Staff reporters
Tue, 04 May 2021
Former New Zealand businessman Ron Brierley, 83, has resigned his knighthood before it could be stripped from him.Prime minister Jacinda Ardern said in a statement today that the Clerk of the Executive Council wrote to Brierley on April 6 2021 to give him 30 days in which to “provide any information that he considered relevant before the prime minister made her decision” on whether he should hold his title.“Ron Brierley has written to the Clerk of the Executive Council to tender his resignation as a knight bachelor. The Queen...

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