Oh dear. Looks like Anne Tolley has not done her homework.
Our newly appointed Minister of Police today is being accused of misleading the public over what she knew – when she was Minister of Education – about a suspended school principal’s appointment as an expert adviser.
The NZ Herald today reports that Deborah Anne Mutu resigned as principal at Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Kaikohe in 2008 after her husband John Hone Mutu was suspended by the school’s board of trustees the previous year.
She later worked for the Ministry of Education as an “expert” adviser to principals.
But her copybook has been well and truly blotted.
Alf learns today –