National MP Hamish Walker who leaked private Covid info has resigned and announced that he will not be standing for re-election in the upcoming 2020 election.
National Party Leader Todd Muller has today accepted Hamish Walker’s decision to withdraw his candidacy for the seat of Southland and not stand at the upcoming election.
Here is the statement issued by Hamish Walker:
Today I am announcing that I will not be standing for re-election for the Southland electorate at the upcoming 2020 election.
I wish to thank the people of Clutha-Southland who I have loved meeting, assisting and representing over the past two and a half years.
I sincerely apologise for my actions.
I will be making no further comment.
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