15 Oct 2019

Bridges' questions in House docked as attack ads penalty

From Checkpoint, 5:40 pm on 15 October 2019

Parliament's Speaker has devised a novel way of punishing National's leader for defying his order to take down an attack ad.

Trevor Mallard has temporarily docked the number of questions Simon Bridges can ask in Parliament after National MPs breached Parliament's rules by posting the attack ad en masse.

RNZ deputy political editor Craig McCulloch has the story.