Ganesh Nana lashes ‘cruel, thoughtless’ Productivity Commission axeing process

Ganesh Nana lashes ‘cruel, thoughtless’ Productivity Commission axeing process
Ganesh Nana launched a blunt attack on the way the Productivity Commission has been treated in its disestablishment. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Pattrick Smellie
Outgoing Productivity Commission chair Ganesh Nana has lashed the new government’s process for closing the commission as “unnecessarily cruel” and “incredibly thoughtless” to staff.Nana, who was appointed to lead the commission by former Labour finance minister Grant Robertson, said the first he knew that the commission was being disestablished was in the news media in late November.The commission received no formal notification of the decision until Dec 19.“To hear via a public announcement to media that the...

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