Matt Robson

Matt Robson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Matthew Peter Robson is a New Zealand politician. He is deputy leader of the Progressive Party, and served in the Parliament from 1996 to 2005, first as a member of the Alliance, then as a Progressive. Robson was born in Brisbane, Australia. He attained an MA in Political Studies and later studied law, and worked both as a lawyer and a teacher. He also spent three years in the Netherlands as a technical editor. Robson was originally a member of the Labour Party, holding several positions within the party organisation. He was deeply opposed to the policies of Roger Douglas, the Labour Party's Minister of Finance, and when Jim Anderton, a Labour MP, quit the party, Robson followed him. Robson was heavily involved in the establishment of Anderton's NewLabour Party, which later became the core of the Alliance. Robson was elected to Parliament as an Alliance list MP in the 1996 elections, and again in the 1999 electionsshow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613667971X
  • 9786136679716