ACC Minister Nick Smith's appearance before a select
committee instead of board members continued to haunt him in
A coalition has been formed to oppose what it believes to be
the possible privatisation of ACC.
ACC chairman John Judge today cast doubt on whether he asked
ACC Minister Nick Smith to act on his behalf at a
ACC has significantly underestimated its liabilities, new
chairman John Judge said today.
The ACC board has been purged of members who would resist
privatisation and the winding back of its accident coverage,
Labour MP David Parker said today.
Four new members have been appointed to the ACC board, to go
with its new chairman, ACC Minister Nick Smith announced
The Labour Party has lodged a privileges complaint against
ACC Minister Nick Smith accusing him of misleading
ACC Minister Nick Smith is being accused of bullying and
gagging the organisation's board and management after he
appeared at a select committee today instead of the
Sacked ACC board chairman Ross Wilson told the Government it
was wrong and unfair to blame the board for cost and
The axe has fallen on ACC chairman Ross Wilson.
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