Andrew Little (New Zealand politician)

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Andrew James Little (born 7 May 1965) is a New Zealand politician and former trade union official who was Leader of the Opposition from 18 November 2014 to 1 August 2017.wikipedia
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Minister of Justice (New Zealand)

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With the formation of a Labour-led coalition government in October 2017, Little was appointed as Minister of Justice, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister in charge of the Government Communications Security Bureau and New Zealand Security Intelligence Service. In late October 2017, Little assumed several portfolios including Minister of Justice, Minister of Courts, Minister Responsible for the Government Communications Security Bureau and the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry.
The current Minister of Justice is Andrew Little.

Sixth Labour Government of New Zealand

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With the formation of a Labour-led coalition government in October 2017, Little was appointed as Minister of Justice, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister in charge of the Government Communications Security Bureau and New Zealand Security Intelligence Service.
Minister for Pike River Re-Entry Andrew Little also announced the creation of the Pike River Recovery Agency.

Jacinda Ardern

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Little served as the Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party from 2014 until 2017, when he resigned to make way for Jacinda Ardern.
Ardern became Leader of the Labour Party on 1 August 2017, after Andrew Little resigned from the position following a historically low poll result for the party.

Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association

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He was elected president of the Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association and later served as New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) president in 1988 and 1989.

New Zealand Labour Party

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Little served as the Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party from 2014 until 2017, when he resigned to make way for Jacinda Ardern.
He was replaced by Andrew Little (2014–2017).

New Zealand Listener Power List

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In 2007 Little was ranked at number 40 on the New Zealand Listener Power List.

New Zealand Security Intelligence Service

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With the formation of a Labour-led coalition government in October 2017, Little was appointed as Minister of Justice, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister in charge of the Government Communications Security Bureau and New Zealand Security Intelligence Service. In late October 2017, Little assumed several portfolios including Minister of Justice, Minister of Courts, Minister Responsible for the Government Communications Security Bureau and the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry.
The Director-General of the SIS reports to the Minister of New Zealand Security Intelligence Service, who is is Hon Andrew Little, and the parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee.

2014 New Zealand Labour Party leadership election

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Little announced his bid for the 2014 Labour Party leadership election on 9 October 2014 and was nominated by Poto Williams and Iain Lees-Galloway.
Andrew Little won the election and became leader of the party.

Government Communications Security Bureau

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With the formation of a Labour-led coalition government in October 2017, Little was appointed as Minister of Justice, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister in charge of the Government Communications Security Bureau and New Zealand Security Intelligence Service. In late October 2017, Little assumed several portfolios including Minister of Justice, Minister of Courts, Minister Responsible for the Government Communications Security Bureau and the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry.
The GCSB's mass surveillance program was criticized by opposition parties including the Green Party co-leader Russel Norman and the Labour Party leader Andrew Little, who told the press that New Zealand risked damaging its relationship with the South Pacific and that the GCSB's actions amounted to an invasion of people's privacy.

Pike River Mine disaster

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The bill was drafted in the wake of the 2010 Pike River Mine disaster and the CTV Building collapse during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
It reports to the Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry, Andrew Little.

David Cunliffe

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Following Labour's defeat at the general election in September 2014, David Cunliffe resigned as leader of the Labour Party.
On 1 November 2016, Labour leader Andrew Little announced that Cunliffe would not seek re-election at the 2017 general election, and would likely step down late in 2017 to avoid triggering a by-election in New Lynn.

Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations

With the formation of a Labour-led coalition government in October 2017, Little was appointed as Minister of Justice, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister in charge of the Government Communications Security Bureau and New Zealand Security Intelligence Service.

Leader of the Opposition (New Zealand)

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Andrew James Little (born 7 May 1965) is a New Zealand politician and former trade union official who was Leader of the Opposition from 18 November 2014 to 1 August 2017.

Accident Compensation Corporation

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After graduating he took a job as a lawyer with the Engineers' Union (a forerunner of the EPMU), with his work including Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and employment law issues.
Andrew Little, the Labour Party's ACC spokesman, criticised this decision, claiming that it was driven by the government's attempt to bring the budget into surplus and reducing the levy would provide a boost to the economy.

New Plymouth Boys' High School

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Born in New Plymouth on 7 May 1965, Little was educated at New Plymouth Boys' High School.
Members of Parliament who attended the school include Andrew Little, John Armstrong, Bruce Beetham, Merv Wellington, Cam Calder and Ken Comber.

Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party

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Little served as the Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party from 2014 until 2017, when he resigned to make way for Jacinda Ardern.

New Plymouth (New Zealand electorate)

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Little stood for Parliament in the 2011 general election; despite a loss in the New Plymouth electorate to the National Party incumbent Jonathan Young, he was elected as a list MP owing to his ranking of 15 on the Labour Party list.

2011 New Zealand general election

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Little stood for Parliament in the 2011 general election; despite a loss in the New Plymouth electorate to the National Party incumbent Jonathan Young, he was elected as a list MP owing to his ranking of 15 on the Labour Party list.

Judith Collins

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Together with Trevor Mallard, he launched attacks against ACC Minister Judith Collins, who eventually responded with issuing a defamation claim.
In May 2012, Collins sued Labour MPs Trevor Mallard and Andrew Little for defamation over comments they made on Radio New Zealand linking her to the leak of an e-mail from Michelle Boag about Pullar's case.

2014 New Zealand general election

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At the 2014 election he again stood and lost in the New Plymouth electorate.
Andrew Little won leadership of the Labour Party,

Pike River Recovery Agency

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In late October 2017, Little assumed several portfolios including Minister of Justice, Minister of Courts, Minister Responsible for the Government Communications Security Bureau and the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, and Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry.
Minister for Pike River Re-Entry Andrew Little announced the formation of the agency on 20 November 2017, with its formal establishment due to take place on 31 January 2018.

Shadow Cabinet of Andrew Little

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Andrew Little announced a reshuffled shadow cabinet on 16 December 2016, just over two years after he was elected Leader of the Labour Party in New Zealand.

Grant Robertson

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He won the election, which was held on 18 November 2014, and defeated Grant Robertson, David Parker, and Nanaia Mahuta.
Robertson lost the leadership election to Andrew Little by a small margin, Little receiving 50.52 per cent of the vote to Robertson's 49.48 per cent (after the votes from the other unsuccessful candidates had been reallocated) despite Robertson once again winning the support of most of the caucus, as well as a majority of the membership.

Island Bay, New Zealand

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Little currently lives in Island Bay, Wellington with his wife Leigh and their son.
Noted current Island Bay residents include Minister of Justice Andrew Little MP, and Celia Wade-Brown, former Mayor of Wellington.

Corporate manslaughter

Little introduced a private member's bill in the ballot that, if passed, would create a new criminal offence of corporate manslaughter.
As of March 2015 Labour Party leader Andrew Little had a private member's bill in the ballot that would, if passed, add a charge of corporate manslaughter to the Crimes Act 1961.