Back Room: Leadership dithering led to Shortall's short circuit
When a political disagreement between two ministerial colleagues ends in a dramatic resignation, the temptation is to put it down to one overarching reason.
When a political disagreement between two ministerial colleagues becomes as public as the differences between ministers Reilly and Shortall and ends in a dramatic resignation, the temptation is to put it down to just one overarching reason. Some will say it was a personality difference. Others will argue that it was a policy difference. More will attribute the row to inter-party rivalry and coalition tensions.
In reality, this particular row is probably down to a...
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