20 May 2020

Simon Bridges facing leadership challenge

From Morning Report, 7:27 am on 20 May 2020

Simon Bridges has confirmed he's facing a challenge from two MPs after a dreadful poll result.

The latest Newshub-Reid Research poll put the National Party on 30.6 percent, with Labour gobbling up 56.5 percent of the vote.

On Tuesday it was reported National MPs are getting ready to roll him and on Wednesday morning Bridges confirmed he was facing a challenge along with his deputy leader Paula Bennett.

He vowed the matter will be resolved by Tuesday May 26 at the latest.

Bridges speaks to Susie Ferguson.