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Yesterday the former Finance Minister and New Zealand's first openly-gay Deputy Prime Minister, Grant Robertson made his final valedictory speech in parliament. Read it in full below. "When I arrived here in 2008, the Speaker was the Dr the Hon Lockwood Smith. We had a bit of history. He had...
Grant Robertson’
Former Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson has candidly discussed how his sexuality influenced his previous bids for the Labour Party leadership, recognising that his sexual orientation was an inhibiting factor in obtaining Party leadership. In 2013 and again in 2014, Robertson competed for the leadership position but was unsuccessful. Reflecting...

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