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Hon Bill English

Bill English has been a Member of Parliament since 1990 when he was elected to the former seat of Wallace in the rural heartland of the south of the South Island. The seat, now called Clutha-Southland, has expanded to include much of the Queenstown area.  

Bill is a former Leader of the National Party and is now the Deputy Leader.  He is Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Minister for Infrastructure in the John Key-led National government.

He has served as Minister of Health, Minister of Finance and Minister of Revenue in previous National governments and was shadow Education spokesperson.