Resignation of Kiri Allan poses awkward questions for Hipkins

Resignation of Kiri Allan poses awkward questions for Hipkins
The resignation of Kiri Allan puts the decisions of Chris Hipkins in the spotlight (Image: NZME)
Dileepa Fonseka
Chris Hipkins has almost had one minister resign on him every seven weeks since he became prime minister.First came Stuart Nash, resigning as police minister seven weeks after Hipkins became prime minister, then came Meka Whaitiri six weeks after that in May, followed by Michael Wood seven weeks later on June 21.Kiri Allan actually breaks that cycle, resigning just over four weeks after Wood, but her resignation is different in another respect: more than all the others, it puts the focus firmly on Hipkins.National party leader Christopher...

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