Another day, another MP out – Lees-Galloway gone over affair

The casualties just keep on coming – today it was Labour MP and Cabinet minister Iain Lees Galloway, after admitting an affair with a former staffer.

The Prime Minister says he’s opened himself up to accusations of improperly using his position, and has lacked the judgement expected of a minister.

The information was passed to Jacinda Ardern yesterday afternoon at Parliament by the National Party leader Judith Collins.

Just that morning Ms Collins had been dealing with a resignation of her own, just the latest in a string of scandals for National.

Here’s RNZ political editor, Jane Patterson.

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