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Harold Valentine Ross Robertson (known as Ross Robertson) (born 1949) is a New Zealand politician for the Labour Party. He has been a Member of Parliament since 1987 and is due to retire later in 2014. He currently serves as President of Parliamentarians for Global Action.
Member of Parliament
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Robertson was first elected to Parliament in the 1987 elections, representing Papatoetoe. Since the 1996 elections, when the Papatoetoe seat was abolished, Robertson has represented the seat of Manukau East.
In addition, Ross Robertson is the Second Assistant Speaker of the House, able to preside when any of the other presiding officers are unavailable.
On 6 June 2013 Robertson announced that he would retire from Parliament in order to pursue a career in local body politics.
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- "MP reported tinnie house next door to his office". The New Zealand Herald (APN News & Media). 10 April 2006. Retrieved 18 October 2010.
- Shuttleworth, Kate (6 June 2013). "Labour MP Ross Robertson retires from Parliament". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 6 June 2013.