Judith Collins

New Zealand politician (born 1959)

Judith Anne Collins (born 24 February 1959) is a New Zealand politician. She was the Leader of the New Zealand National Party and Leader of the Opposition from 2020 until 2021. She has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Papakura since 2002.[1] He was a government minister under John Key and Bill English.


Judith Collins

39th Leader of the Opposition
In office
14 July 2020 – 25 November 2021
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterJacinda Ardern
DeputyGerry Brownlee
Preceded byTodd Muller
Succeeded byChristopher Luxon
14th Leader of the National Party
In office
14 July 2020 – 25 November 2021
DeputyGerry Brownlee
Preceded byTodd Muller
Succeeded byChristopher Luxon
29th Minister of Revenue
In office
20 December 2016 – 26 October 2017
Prime MinisterBill English
Preceded byMichael Woodhouse
Succeeded byStuart Nash
16th Minister of Energy and Resources
In office
20 December 2016 – 26 October 2017
Prime MinisterBill English
Preceded bySimon Bridges
Succeeded byMegan Woods
Minister for Ethnic Communities
In office
20 December 2016 – 26 October 2017
Prime MinisterBill English
Preceded bySam Lotu-Iiga
Succeeded byJenny Salesa
35th Minister of Police
In office
19 November 2008 – 12 December 2011
Prime MinisterJohn Key
Preceded byAnnette King
Succeeded byAnne Tolley
In office
14 December 2015 – 20 December 2016
Prime MinisterJohn Key
Bill English
Preceded byMichael Woodhouse
Succeeded byPaula Bennett
8th Minister of Corrections
In office
19 November 2008 – 12 December 2011
Prime MinisterJohn Key
Preceded byPhil Goff
Succeeded byAnne Tolley
In office
14 December 2015 – 20 December 2016
Prime MinisterJohn Key
Bill English
Preceded bySam Lotu-Iiga
Succeeded byLouise Upston
47th Minister of Justice
In office
12 December 2011 – 30 August 2014
Prime MinisterJohn Key
Preceded bySimon Power
Succeeded byAmy Adams
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Papakura
Assumed office
8 November 2008
Preceded byJohn Robertson (1996)
Majority7,486
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Clevedon
In office
27 July 2002 – 8 November 2008
Preceded byWarren Kyd (1996)
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Majority12,871 (34.9%)
Personal details
Born
Judith Anne Collins

(1959-02-24) 24 February 1959 (age 65)
Hamilton, New Zealand
Political party
Spouse(s)David Wong Tung
ChildrenJames
Alma mater

References

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  1. "Hon Judith Collins MP for Papakura". National. Retrieved 3 February 2017.