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Michael Woodhouse denies he ever said being male cost him a better spot on list

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 23 Aug 2023, 7:56AM
Photo / Mark Mitchell
Photo / Mark Mitchell

Michael Woodhouse denies he ever said being male cost him a better spot on list

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 23 Aug 2023, 7:56AM

Michael Woodhouse isn't angry, he's disappointed.

He told the ODT he would have had a 45 percent chance of getting back in to Parliament, and says the National party gave precedence to diversity, rather than experience.

But, he told Mike Hosking that he denies he ever said being male cost him a better spot.

On Breakfast, National leader Chris Luxon dismissed allegations MPs were missing out on top rankings due to their gender.

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