While Labour and Winston Peters are using Parliamentary privilege to fire off stupid allegations at Judith Collins, they are ignoring a pile of incompetence within MBIE â€“ the very Ministry tasked with growing NZs business.
Part one exposed the dodgy behaviour of MBIE officialsÂ under Simon Bridgesâ€™ watch.
It raised questions about how MBIE officials are managing the Governmentâ€™s procurement process, and how questions about dodgy union organisations are being deleted from Supplier Questions in GETS.
Maybe it was a simple mistake, but then again we all know the unions love to think they have union-friendly government officials in their back pocket.Â Maybe thatâ€™s why they get an extra $500 for being a member of the unions.Â If Labour and NZ First want to talk about corruption, they donâ€™t have to look any further than that rort.
But back to Simon Bridgesâ€™ MBIE officials.
This very same GETS RFP #448 then exposed a monumental flaw by the very officials tasked with advising Simon Bridges on his Employment Relations Amendment Bill.
In what is an astonishing revelation, MBIE advised – in their Supplier Questions about RFP #448 of 20 February 2014, that the Employment Relations Bill Part6A (vulnerable employees) doesnâ€™t apply.
Not sure how that works out for them.Â Read more »