Labour and a journalist challenged Police refusal to release the full john Banks file and the Ombudsmen ruling that they should release the file.
The Herald reports:
The Ombudsman has ordered the release of MP John Banks’ statement to police over donations to his Auckland mayoral campaign.
However, the former Act leader’s statement will not be released publicly until after he has stood trial for allegedly filing a false electoral return for his failed 2010 campaign.
Police investigated alleged irregularities in Mr Banks’ campaign donations but no charges were laid.
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