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United Future New Zealand, three MPs

Members of New Zealand's 48th Parliament, elected September 2005

Peter Dunne was leader of NZ First at election time. The chief of staff in his Parliamentary office was Rob Eaddy.

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Read on to find out more about United Party MPs’ policy portfolios - party spokespeople - as of 15 November 2005.

Peter Dunne
Foreign Affairs & Defence
o Foreign Affairs & Trade; Pacific Island Affairs; Security Intelligence Service & Government Communications Security Bureau; Disarmament & Arms Control; Defence; Veterans' Affairs;

o Attorney-General; Justice; Law Commission; Constitution; Courts; Police; Corrections;

State Sector
o State Services; Internal Affairs; Civil Defence; Local Government; Building Issues;

o Arts, Culture & Heritage; Archives; National Library; Environment; Broadcasting; Ethnic Affairs;

Judy Turner
Family & Social Services
o Social Development & Employment; Housing; Youth Affairs; Senior Citizens; Women's Affairs; Community & Voluntary Sector; ACC; Consumer Affairs;

Education & Research
o Education; Education Review Office;
Research, Science & Technology; Crown Research Institutes;

o Health; Food Safety;
Maori Issues
o Maori Affairs; Treaty Negotiations;

Gordon Copeland
Economics & Business
o Finance; Revenue; Customs; Public Trust; Economic Development; Industry & Regional Development; Small Business; Commerce; State Owned Enterprises; Labour & Immigration;

Primary Industry
o Agriculture; Forestry; Fisheries; Horticulture

o Energy; Transport[1]; Transport Safety; Land Information; Statistics; Communications; ([1] Excluding Transmission Gully)

o Tourism; Conservation; Sport & Recreation;

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COPELAND, Gordon , United First list MP

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DUNNE, Peter
Ohariu-Belmont Electorate

DUNNE, Peter , Ohariu-Belmont lUnited Future list MP

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Updated 24 September 2005