Judith Collins

Maurice Williamson is forced to resign as Minister because he made a phone call to the police asking them to be undertake a thorough review and be “on solid ground” […]

This evening the GCSB Amendment Bill passed its third reading in Parliament, 61-59, despite a desperate last-minute campaign to persuade selected government MPs to cross the floor and vote against […]

Justice Minister Judith Collins has appointed Dame Susan Devoy as Race Relations Commissioner. She replaces Joris de Bres, who has served two five-year terms and is very well-regarded in Māoridom […]

Labour seems to believe that it’s easier to seek forgiveness than permission. With the missing figures in the Press Debate, they’ve sought forgiveness for failing to perform on the night, […]

The opposition was strong in Parliament today. I’m stuck for time, so what follows is somewhat stream-of-consciousness. Front and centre was the government’s failure to perform on unemployment and wage […]

Watching the watchers

Via Eric Crampton, of all people (his “interesting” sidebar is, well, interesting, and incidentally his co-fisk of the BERL booze report is brutal), the news that (in US prisons, at […]