16 Jun 2020

Dr Verrall under pressure over political conflicts of interest

From Checkpoint, 5:23 pm on 16 June 2020

Dr Ayesha Verrall is coming under pressure over her political conflicts of interest just one day into her new life as a high-ranking Labour Party candidate.

Questions continue to be raised about why Dr Verrall did not reveal her Labour Party ambitions while making public comments about the government's Covid-19 response.

As Checkpoint's Nick Truebridge reports, claims she refrained from making media appearances after submitting her nomination do not stack up.