20 Mar 2018

MBIE, under fire for spending, re-hires ex-CEO as contractor

From Morning Report, 8:40 am on 20 March 2018

A public sector boss who oversaw an upsurge in spending on contractors, has now been hired by the ministry he used to head, as a contractor. David Smol finished up in the top job at the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment nine months ago. Now he's back on a five-week contract to help set up the Government's new Provincial Growth Fund.