Law & Regulation

Sacked Auditor-General won't get compensation

Gavin Evans
Fri, 26 Jun 2020

Sacked Auditor-General won't get compensation
Gavin Evans
Fri, 26 Jun 2020
Former Auditor-General Martin Matthews will not be compensated for losing his job in 2017 even though the parliamentary committee reviewing his case has recognised the many flaws identified in the sacking process. Matthews had petitioned the Officers of Parliament select committee for compensation, a resolution for regret by Parliament, and a report from the Ministry of Justice on ways to prevent a repeat incident involving one of the major constitutional watch-dog roles in New Zealand’s government. His backers, including come of the coun...

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