Articles tagged Bill English

Former Finance Minister Steven Joyce has bowed out of Parliament, a week after his failed bid for the National Party leadership following Bill English’s departure. Thomas Coughlan reports.

The identity of the next National leader still feels very much up in the air - but they can be almost certain of a nigh-impossible task in dethroning Jacinda Ardern and her coalition government, as Sam Sachdeva writes.

Carmel Sepuloni has inherited Bill English's social investment approach. She's not throwing it out, but she'd prefer to rebuild the social safety net rather than just targeting those who might fall through. Thomas Coughlan reports.

The three main contenders for Bill English’s throne have revealed themselves - but who made the best impression? Sam Sachdeva reports on a day of frenzied activity at Parliament.

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Bill English is leaving on his own terms as a popular politician with a passion for investing to lift people out of poverty and reduce their reliance on the state. But his vision was only partly achieved. His bigger legacy was successfully managing the economy through the GFC in tandem with John Key, writes Bernard Hickey.