National leader Simon Bridges continues to allege that Finance Minister Grant Robertson is involved in a cover-up, and that seems to hinge on what took place at or before a crucial meeting at 7pm last Tuesday in the Beehive.

It had been a tumultuous day where, instead of making final preparations to deliver the world's first wellbeing Budget, the Government was forced on to the defensive after National released confidential Budget 2019 information two days before Budget day.

National Party staffers had been able to access the information by using a simple search function on the Treasury's website, and were