Politics

Two Indians, two Chinese and one big headache

Chinese and Indian communities are not just angry over the phone call in which the leader of the National Party and a colleague dispassionately weighed up the relative "value" of MPs, they are frustrated over their lack of political representation in Parliament, writes Thomas Coughlan.

The issue of how ethnic communities are represented in our Parliament has been thrust into the spotlight after the release of the recorded phone call in which disgraced MP Jami-Lee Ross and

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