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Jacinda Ardern appoints Grant Robertson as New Zealand’s first openly gay man to Deputy PM role – ABC News

New Zealand’s new Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson will be the country’s first openly gay man to hold the role after being appointed as part of the country’s…

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New Zealand’s new Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson will be the country’s first openly gay man to hold the role after being appointed as part of the country’s new leadership team.
Key points:

  • Mr Robertson says he knows young people look to leadership roles for representation
  • Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the diverse cabinet was appointed on merit
  • The Labour Party has signed a “cooperation agreement” with the Green Party despite winning a majority of seats

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced…

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