5 Jun 2019

National confident Treasury boss' Budget 'hack' claim a lie

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 5 June 2019

National is confident the investigation into Gabriel Makhlouf's Budget hacking claim will prove that Treasury sat on a lie.

The State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes says the investigation will consider the statements, the advice the Treasury Secretary provided to the Finance Minister, and his decision to refer the matter to the police.

RNZ political reporter Yvette McCullough has the story.