The Prime Minister has announced that he will outline some “surgical” Cabinet changes today.
Usually reliable soruces have told POLITIK they are likely to be:

  • The long expected resignation of Trade Minister Tim Groser so he can become Ambassador to Washington.
  • His replacement by Todd McClay
  • The shift of Sam Lotu Iga to Climate Change. At 2.30 pm source has updated this to Local Government
  • The appointment of Judith Collins to Corrections.