Sue Bradford for Children’s Commissioner

Stuff reports:

Poverty activist and former Green Party MP is in the running to become our next Children’s Commissioner.

No she isn’t. Applying for a job doesn’t mean you are in the running. If I applied to be UN Secretary-General, that doesn’t mean I’m in the running. To be in the running you need a non-zero chance of getting the job.

The Green Party has put Bradford forward as one of its nominees to fill the role when current commissioner Russell Wills’ five-year term ends in June this year.

And the chance of a National led Government appointing Sue Bradford as Children’s Commissioner is about the same as Labour-Green Government appointing Stephen Franks to be Chief Justice.

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