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Final nail in coalition coffin?

Tuesday 20 June 2017 | Published in Letters to the Editor

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Final nail in coalition coffin?
A reader asks was Rose Brown fully committed to the Opposition? 17061932

It should be clarified that the member for Teenui-Mapumai Rose Brown made her arbitrary decision to leave the Cook Islands Party following PM Puna’s “gift” of a ministerial position (complete with large salary plus all the “ministerial extras”) which was offered to the then- Demo MP Albert Nicholas of RAPPA, to actively entice him to leave the Demo Party and cross the floor, to join with the CIP government as a new Crown minister.

It should be clarified that the member for Teenui-Mapumai Rose Brown made her arbitrary decision to leave the Cook Islands Party following PM Puna’s “gift” of a ministerial position (complete with large salary plus all the “ministerial extras”) which was offered to the then- Demo MP Albert Nicholas of RAPPA, to actively entice him to leave the Demo Party and cross the floor, to join with the CIP government as a new Crown minister.


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