Scott Simpson

MP for Coromandel

In the National-led Government, Coromandel MP Scott Simpson is Chair of Local Government and Environment Select committee and Member of Health Select committee

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Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced a renewal of the emergency closure prohibiting the take of shellfish and seaweed (excluding scampi and rock lobster) along the earthquake-affected area of the east coast of the South Island for a further nine months.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to the Cook Islands this week to undertake a range of meetings, including with Prime Minister Henry Puna and his Cabinet.
A government-funded trial of an Air Desk that will centralise the handling of the country’s emergency air ambulance callouts is to commence today.