Fairfaxâ€™s intrepid reporters Andrea Vance and Deidre Mussen have been briefed by the wet faction, led by John Key, inside National against new corrections minister Sam Lotu-Iiga.
Meanwhile, Beehive sources report the office of Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga is in “meltdown”, with Police Minister Michael Woodhouse ordered to front any media interviews.
Woodhouse is on his way to Wellington for meetings with officials this afternoon.
“Sam is nowhere to be seen,” the source said.
When you see statements like this the one thing you have to ask is cui bono? Who benefits?
Sources inside parliament are suggesting that the very wet Nikki Kaye and her office are briefing against Lotu-Iiga, as well as Maggie Barry as they are both Auckland based and a threat to Nikki Kayeâ€™s chances of moving up the cabinet ranks. Â Read more »