Bill English’s bullying of MPs has worked, he has the numbers to become leader of the National party. As a result Judith Collins has quit the race.
He has threatened MPs still waiting on selections that they would be rinsed if they didn’t declare, he’s promised others jobs, and now the retribution will start.
After months in the plotting, the plan didn’t go as smoothly as Key and English hoped but he has got there in the end.
A great many bridges have been burnt with John Key’s petulant quitting and there exists now deep divisions inside National. Read more »