NZ opposition Labour leader Andrew Little resigns

NZ opposition Labour leader Andrew Little resigns
 

Andrew Little, the head of New Zealand's main opposition Labour Party, has resigned - less than two months before the country's general elections.
"Recent poll results have been disappointing. As leader, I must take responsibility for these results," Mr Little said.
Deputy leader Jacinda Ardern is seen by analysts as a clear favourite to succeed him.
New Zealand is due to hold the elections on 23 September.
Announcing his resignation, Mr Little, 52, said he hoped a fresh leadership team could boost the centre-left party's campaign ahead of the elections.
Recent opinion polls show... read more

 
1 August 2017 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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