Otago Daily Times: Political News

Govt rules out minimum booze price

Govt rules out minimum booze price

Justice Minister Judith Collins says Government will not set a minimum price on alcohol because it would penalise moderate drinkers, despite a report showing that the policy would provide $62 million in social benefits a year.

'Jones won't be missed' - Turei

'Jones won't be missed' - Turei

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei has shot back at departing Labour MP Shane Jones, saying his personal attacks show he does not have control over his emotions.

Greens links rankled with Jones

Greens links rankled with Jones

Departing Labour MP Shane Jones' antipathy for the Green Party went so deep he once told Labour's leadership he would not be a minister if he was "second fiddle" to Green co-leader Russel Norman as deputy prime minister or in a senior economic role.

Protester eggs Key's car

Protester eggs Key's car

Protesters egged Prime Minister John Key's ministerial BMW as it collected him from a state housing development in Napier this afternoon.

Shane Jones says he's not a 'sellout'

Shane Jones says he's not a 'sellout'

Labour party leader David Cunliffe said he did not try to convince Shane Jones to stay with the party when he received news of his resignation yesterday.

Jones quits politics

Jones quits politics

Labour MP Shane Jones will leave politics at the end of next month, saying he had come to the conclusion over Easter that it was time to go.

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