New Deputy Premier For New South Wales

New Deputy Premier For New South Wales

Smooth Transition Of Leadership

Victor P Taffa

In typical National Party style there has been a smooth transition of leadership following the resignation of Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Stoner the Member for Oxley and National Party Leader has resigned for family reasons and will not recontest the 28 March 2015 State Election.

Mr. Stoner announced his resignation on Wednesday 15 October 2014 and on Thursday 16 October 2014 the National Party elected a new leader in the Member for Dubbo, Troy Grant.

Mr. Stoner will remain a Minister in the Baird Government until the 28 March 2015 New South Wales State Election.

Outgoing NSW Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner

Outgoing NSW Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Stoner

Mr. Stoner was elected as the Member for Oxley on 27 March 1999. On 31 March 2003 he was elected National Party Leader and Deputy Opposition Leader.

Following the 2011 State Election Mr. Stoner became Deputy Premier and as Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services and Trade and Investment.

At the time of his retirement as Deputy Premier, Mr. Stoner was also Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Minister for Small Business and Minister for the North Coast.

 

Troy Grant

Mr. Grant was elected as the Member for Dubbo on 26 March 2011. On 23 April 2014 he was elevated to the Ministry as Minister for Hospitality, Gaming, Racing and the Arts. On 16 October 2014, Troy Grant was elected National Party Leader and Deputy Premier.

The next New South Wales State Election will be held on Saturday 28 March, 2015.