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Judith Collins: No substance to media reports of National leadership in doubt

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Publish Date
Mon, 9 Aug 2021, 8:42am
National leader Judith Collins. (Photo / NZ Herald)
National leader Judith Collins. (Photo / NZ Herald)

Judith Collins: No substance to media reports of National leadership in doubt

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 9 Aug 2021, 8:42am

Judith Collins is rejecting reports of trouble in the ranks after National's annual conference in Auckland.

The party has taken another hit with former Speaker David Carter has resigned from the party's board following the re-election of Peter Goodfellow as president.

Party leader Judith Collins had to front up to members only days after ACT's David Seymour surged ahead of her in the preferred Prime Minister rankings.

Collins told Mike Hosking there's no substance to media reports her leadership is in doubt or that she was absent for much of the conference.

"I was there almost all of Friday afternoon and night, all of Saturday from 7 in the morning til 9 at night, and the same sort of thing yesterday until the end of the conference."

Collins says the speculation from the media claiming her days as National Party leader are numbered is never right.

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