Minister for State Owned Enterprises

The Minister of State Owned Enterprises is the government minister in New Zealand responsible for trading enterprises owned by the New Zealand Government (see State-owned enterprises of New Zealand), usually in conjunction with the minister responsible for the industry.

Minister of State Owned Enterprises
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Incumbent
Rt Hon Winston Peters

since 26 October 2017
State-owned enterprises of New Zealand
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
Reports toPrime Minister of New Zealand
AppointerGovernor-General of New Zealand
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holderRichard Prebble
Formation1 August 1987
Salary$288,900[1]
Websitewww.beehive.govt.nz

The post was established by the Fourth Labour Government from 1 April 1987.[2] Some of the SOEs were formerly trading departments, like the New Zealand Post Office and the New Zealand Railways Department.

HistoryEdit

The following ministers have held the office of Minister of State Owned Enterprises.[3]

Key

  Labour   National   NZ First

No. Name Portrait Term of Office Prime Minister
1 Richard Prebble   1 August 1987 4 November 1988 Lange
2 David Lange   4 November 1988 8 November 1988
3 Stan Rodger   8 November 1988 9 February 1990
Palmer
(1) Richard Prebble   9 February 1990 2 November 1990
Moore
4 Doug Kidd   2 November 1990 3 October 1991 Bolger
5 Maurice McTigue   3 October 1991 27 March 1993
6 Wyatt Creech   27 March 1993 29 November 1993
7 Philip Burdon   29 November 1993 8 November 1996
8 Jenny Shipley   16 December 1996 8 December 1997
9 Tony Ryall   8 December 1997 10 December 1999 Shipley
10 Mark Burton   10 December 1999 20 December 2004 Clark
11 Paul Swain   20 December 2004 19 October 2005
12 Trevor Mallard   19 October 2005 19 November 2008
13 Simon Power   8 November 2008 13 April 2011 Key
(9) Tony Ryall   13 April 2011 8 October 2014
14 Todd McClay[4]   8 October 2014 26 October 2017
English
15 Winston Peters   26 October 2017 present Ardern

NotesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.parliament.nz/media/3151/parliamentary-salaries-and-allowances-determination-2016.pdf
  2. ^ Wood 1996, p. 67.
  3. ^ Wood 1996, pp. 67, 69-71, 76, 80,84.
  4. ^ "Ministerial List". DPMC. 14 December 2015.

ReferencesEdit

  • Wood, G. A. (1996) [1987]. Ministers and Members in the New Zealand Parliament (2 ed.). Dunedin: University of Otago Press. ISBN 1 877133 00 0.