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New Labour line-up includes gay and pro-gay MPs

Mon 23 Sep 2013 In: New Zealand Daily News

Shadow Leader of the House, gay MP Grant Robertson Three gay MPs and several of their proven pro-gay colleagues are in Labour's new shadow cabinet after changes were announced by new party leader David Cunliffe this afternoon. Grant Robertson, previously deputy leader under David Shearer, did not make himself available again for that role but now is in the number three slot, with the Employment, Skills and Training role giving him some input into Labour's economic policy. He also picks up Tertiary Education, Associate Arts, Heritage and Culture and is the Shadow Leader of the House. Louisa Wall, in the number 16 slot, retains Youth Affairs and is also spokesperson for Community   

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Monday, 23rd September 2013 - 7:08pm

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