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Campbell Live

MPs tight-lipped on Longstone resignation

Wednesday 19 Dec 2012 4:25 p.m.

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Earlier this afternoon it was announced Education Secretary Lesley Longstone was resigning from the Ministry of Education, just one year into the job.

It was a decision apparently made two to three weeks ago, but only made public today.

Rather convenient, given Ms Longstone is currently on holiday in England.

So, Campbell Live put in a request to speak to Education Minister Hekia Parata but were told she was on holiday – and wouldn’t be commenting.

When we asked to speak to Prime Minister John Key we were told while he isn’t on holiday, he was otherwise engaged.

Watch the video for Lachlan Forsyth’s full report

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