25 May 2018

National not backing down in dispute with Speaker Mallard

From Morning Report, 6:43 am on 25 May 2018

The Parliamentary showdown between the Opposition and the Speaker of the House, Trevor Mallard, remains entrenched - with National MPs saying they're not backing down. It comes after scenes of disarray in the debating chamber yesterday - resulting in National's deputy Paula Bennett being ejected from the House.