17 May 2021

National MPs say their leader is safe

From Midday Report, 12:11 pm on 17 May 2021

National MPs are throwing their weight behind leader Judith Collins following last night's dire political poll. The Newshub Reid Research poll - put Labour at 52.7 percent suppport, and National at 27 percent. Meanwhile, Judith Collins' preferred Prime Minister rating plummeted to 5.6 percent, down 12.8 points on the last poll. RNZ's deputy political editor Craig McCulloch tells Max Towle what National MPs are saying this morning.