3 News reports:
The Greens could share the deputy Prime Minster role in a coalition with Labour, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei says.
Greens co-leader Russel Norman last month said he was keen on the role.
Ms Turei said she would like to be deputy Prime Minister along with Dr Norman.
“There’s no rules that stop there from being more than one deputy Prime Minister,” she told The Nation.
“Russel and I have had a co-leadership role in the Greens that’s worked very well for the Green Party. I think something similar would work very well for the country as well.”
Why stop at just two?
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there were five co-deputy Prime Ministers?
David Parker, Russel Norman, Winston Peters, Metiria Turei and Hone Harawira could all be co-deputy Prime Ministers. They could rotate being Acting PM between, whenever David Cunliffe is overseas.
I guess Kim Dotcom can’t be an official sixth co-Deputy Prime Minister, but maybe as a consolation prize they could make him the Secretary of Justice?