Greens release MP portfolios for 50th Parliament

Press Release – Green Party

With a new expanded caucus of 14 MPs, the Green Party today released a list of what portfolios those MPs will be concentrating on. Greens release MP portfolios for 50th Parliament

With a new expanded caucus of 14 MPs, the Green Party today released a list of what portfolios those MPs will be concentrating on.

Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei will have overall responsibility of issues relating to society and justice, including Maori Affairs. Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman will maintain a wide-ranging brief over the economics and environment portfolios.

A number of new MPs will bring a long history of specialist knowledge to their portfolio areas. Former transport consultant Julie-Anne Genter will be keeping an eye on new Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee’s plans. With big changes tipped for the industrial relations sector, long time worker’s rights advocate Denise Roche will be concentrating on the industrial relations portfolio.

Former Environment Canterbury councillor Eugenie Sage will also be playing a large role with big environmental portfolios to keep an eye on such as conservation and water issues.

The job of organising the expanded caucus moves from Dr Kennedy Graham to new Green Party musterer (whip) Gareth Hughes.
Green Party Portfolios by MP

Metiria Turei

Maori Affairs
Society
Justice

Russel Norman

Economics
Environment

Kevin Hague

Health
ACC
Cycling
Rainbow Issues
Sport & Recreation
Alcohol and Other Drugs

Catherine Delahunty

Education
Treaty of Waitangi
Toxics
Mining (onshore)

Kennedy Graham

Global Affairs
Climate Change
Trade and Foreign Investment
Assoc Finance and Economics
Constitutional Issues
Defence

Eugenie Sage

Conservation
Environment
Water
Local Government
Christchurch
Older persons
Land Information
Resource Management issues

Gareth Hughes

Green Musterer
Energy
Oceans
Mining (offshore)
ICT
Libraries and Archives

David Clendon

Commerce
Small Business
Corrections and Courts
Tertiary Education
Research and Technology
Police
Tourism

Jan Logie

Women
Income Support
Immigration
Pacific Island Affairs
Ethnic Affairs
Human Rights
Rainbow
Overseas Development Aid

Steffan Browning

Agriculture
Fisheries
Organics
GE
Forestry
Biosecurity and Customs
Security and Intelligence

Denise Roche

Industrial Relations
Community and Voluntary sector and Community Economic Development
Waste
Gambling
Auckland
State Services

Holly Walker

Housing
Electoral Reform
Children
Open Government
Arts Culture and Heritage
Youth/Students

Julie-Anne Genter

Transport
Justice
Broadcasting

Mojo Mathers

Disability Issues
Food
Animal welfare
Consumer Affairs
Civil Defence
Natural Health

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