With the sudden departure of Judith Collins from the leadership of the National Party, the battle is now on for a new leader (and ultimately the alternative Prime Minister if there was a change of government).
Below is a brief summary of the potential candidates for both the potential leader and deputy leader positions, and how they’ve voted on some key (and contentious) issues.
click on image below to open PDF version
For a full explanation of the voting issues listed, CLICK HERE. Please also note that for Christopher Luxon who only entered Parliament last year, we have relied on his public statements for a couple of the big issues.
As you can quickly see from our analysis, there are some candidates for the next leader who we would argue are more ‘family-friendly’ and with conservative values than other candidates – in our view. Let’s hope that the National caucus agrees.