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    A new allegation in the Michelle Boag Covid 19 National Party email saga

    A new allegation in the Michelle Boag Covid 19 National Party email saga


    Last Tuesday Boag admitted leaking covid-19 case information to disgraced MP Hamish Walker - who'd then leaked them to the media.

    Michael Woodhouse revealed on Friday he'd received similar information from Boag - but leader Todd Muller later confirmed Woodhouse had told him about it on Tuesday evening.

    Former National Party chief press secretary Rachel Morton says she thinks Woodhouse was going to come forward earlier.

    She understands Woodhouse wanted to put out a statement but the leadership team wouldn't let him because Muller was about to make a big speech and they didn't want to overshadow it.

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