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Making room in the Ministry, Foss goes

You have to feel for Craig Foss. For what seems like months now he will have been reading political commentators say that he would be likely for demotion from his Ministerial position in the next reshuffle.…
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English; the compassionate conservative

Former Prime Minister Jim Bolger always believed that Bill English would be Prime Minister. So he sent him a text yesterday saying: “I’ve always seen you as my heir apparent, it’s taken you a long tim…
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What next for English

National’s contest for the deputy leadership saw the party pull back from what could have been a divisive vote today. The new deputy leader, Paula Bennett, appears to have had only a slim majority over th…
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: At the drinks - Andrew Bailey, Todd Muller, Sarah Dowie

English gets the leadership over drinks

Bill English got the numbers to take the Prime Minister’s  job yesterday after meeting  the National Party's 14 MPs who came in in 2014 at their weekly drinks partyon Wednesday night. The MPs asked Judi…
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: Standing for Deputy Leader, Transport Minister Simon Bridges

What Caucus wants English to agree to

National's leadership contest went behind closed doors yesterday as the contenders met with backbenchers trying to win their  votes. Last night was the last chance for face to face contact for the Minister…
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