Press statement from Cynthia Bower:
As to the finding that there may have been a cover up of a negative report; I gave no instruction to delete any such report.
I have no note or recollection of such instruction being given. Had I heard any such instruction I would have countermanded it.
The report was, in fact, never deleted and indeed a copy was provided to Grant Thornton
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Friday will be another dry day, and although cloudier than Thursday, some bright or sunny spells and still expected.
Remaining dry with some warm sunny spells, although high cloud will make sunshine rather hazy at times.
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