Aaron Gilmore back in Parliament

Last updated 15:15 15/02/2013
Aaron Gilmore
AARON GILMORE: Is back in Parliament after the retirement from national politics of Lockwood Smith.

Relevant offers

Politics

Andrew Little meets larger than life portrait Editorial: The state's shame needs a full airing So much for giddy optimism: Labour and Andrew Little can't bring themselves to speak the language of revolution Below the beltway From bottom pinching to serious violence - is the three strikes law working? Breathing life back into New Zealand's primary health system Acting on carbon: What youth has to say Collins craves pic with prisoner's sculpture Safety key in $19m prison renovation Southern sections of earthquake-hit State Highway 1 'could reopen in weeks'

Former National MP Aaron Gilmore has been returned to Parliament following the retirement from national politics of former Speaker Lockwood Smith.

Mr Gilmore, an MP in National's first term in Government, was officially returned today by the Electoral Commission.

Smith is heading to London to take up the position of New Zealand High Commissioner.

He had been a Member of Parliament since 1984 and was the MP for Rodney from 1996 until 2011, when he was elected under the National List. His fellow MPs elected him as Speaker in 2008 and again in 2011.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should the speed limit be raised to 110kmh on some roads?

Yes

No

Vote Result

Related story: 110kmh limit moves closer

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content