Darien Fenton. Photo NZ Herald
Labour MP Darien Fenton will leave Parliament at the next
The list MP announced today she would not seek re-election at
the September election.
"I'm grateful for the opportunity to have served in
Parliament as a Labour MP for nearly nine years," she said.
Labour leader David Cunliffe said Ms Fenton had made a
significant contribution to the Labour movement in her years
"Darien Fenton has been a strong voice for workers in
Parliament, reflecting her former leadership role as the vice
president of Council of Trade Unions and head of the Service
& Food Workers Union," he said.
"This included taking a leading role in the development of
Labour's industrial relations policy, particularly in the
areas of the Living Wage, and occupational health and