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Minister for Education Hekia Parata. Photo / David White.
Minister for Education Hekia Parata. Photo / David White.

The Education Ministry has been slammed in a report on the implementation of Novopay, while three Cabinet Ministers who signed off on the flawed payroll system have escaped scrutiny.

Opposition MPs have called on ministers to take responsibility and repeated calls for Education Minister Hekia Parata to resign.

Labour's education spokesman Chris Hipkins said accountability should rest with the Government and the ministers should have been able to pick up on misinformation.

Calls for Ms Parata to resign over Novopay have continued for more than six months. Mr Foss was stripped of his ministerial responsibility for Novopay and Education Secretary Lesley Longstone resigned.

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"The only confidence I have in Ms Parata is that she, along with her political cronies, will duck, weave, and dive - all to avoid having to accept responsibility."

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"There is a culture in the Ministry of Education to make it hard for right wing governments. Fundamentally they are Labour voters."

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